Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Chicken Bites

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

Chicken spread with cream cheese and jalapenos, rolled and wrapped with bacon, then grilled. Recipe adapted from Home Cooking with Trisha Yearwood.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 chicken tenders, flattened and cut in two (flattening meat inside a zip-lock bag)
  • salt and pepper
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped (or more to taste)
  • 8 slices bacon, cut in half
  • toothpick


  1. Season with salt and pepper the chicken pieces.
  2. Dab 1/2 teaspoon (more or less) of cream cheese on top of each chicken tender. Sprinkle a scant 1/4 teaspoon of peppers over cream cheese. Fold or roll chicken to enclose cream cheese mixture. Wrap each roll with one piece of bacon and secure with a toothpick.
  3. Grill until bacon is brown and crispy on both sides, about 10 minutes.