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Annabel Langbein's Chicken and Bacon Nuggets

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Try these as a healthy alternative to chicken nuggets at a kids’ party or a great finger food for adults too.


Prep                  10 mins

Cook                 15 mins

Makes               about 20


600g boneless chicken tenderloins, breasts or thighs, cut into 3cm pieces

10 rashers streaky bacon, cut in half

Homemade Tomato Sauce or store-bought tomato sauce, to serve.


Preheat oven to 220°C fanbake and line an oven tray with baking paper for easy clean-up.


Wrap bacon around each chicken piece and secure with toothpicks or skewers. Arrange in a single layer on prepared tray and bake until chicken is cooked through and bacon is starting to get crispy (12-15 minutes). Serve accompanied by tomato sauce.


This recipe is extracted from Annabel’s new winter annual Annabel Langbein A Free Range Life: Winter Goodness (Annabel Langbein Media, $24.95), available at all good supermarkets and book stockists from late April. For more great Annabel Langbein recipes see