This healthy bacon-wrapped chicken nugget recipe only needs 2 ingredients and can be cooked in the oven frying pan, or air fryer. PLUS there's a simple 2 ingredient creamy sauce too. They're kid-friendly and keto-friendly.
Wrap each chicken tenderloin with a slice of streaky bacon.
How to cook in the oven
Place each bacon-wrapped nugget in an oiled baking dish and bake at 180C/350F for 20 minutes.
How to cook in the frying pan
Place each bacon-wrapped nugget in a frying pan or skillet over medium-high heat. Cook for 15 minutes turning each piece occasionally to ensure they are golden brown on all sides.
How to cook in the air fryer
Place each bacon-wrapped nugget in your air fryer basket and cook at 180C/350F for 15 minutes. Check halfway through cooking to see if each chicken pice needs turning.
How to make the creamy bacon sauce
Remove the bacon-wrapped chicken from any of your cooking methods. Set aside.Keep the oil in the frying pan, or drain the oil from your baking dish or air fryer into the frying pan.On medium heat, add the cream cheese and heat to pick up all the bacon flavor from the cooking oil into the cream cheese to make a beautiful creamy sauce. Add enough double/heavy cream to make a pourable sauce.
The nutrition values are for the bacon-wrapped chicken nuggets only. The nutrition information for the sauce is:2g net carbs, 21 g fat, 2g protein, 206 calories.