Bacon-wrapped Blackened Chicken Bites, 2/1/13

      Alan Bennett

      Recipe Yields:{}{}{}{}{} 40 pieces

      Description:{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{} Boneless chicken breast dressed with a blackened seasoning and grilled tender, cut into bite sized portions and wrapped with a slice hickory bacon and served with a dipping sauce.{}

      Served two per person.

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      1{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{} Cup {}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{} Pineapple Rum Sauce

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      Dice raw chicken into small pieces - about 1" cubes

      Marinate chicken in Blackened chicken marinade-- oil (2 cups) & Redfish Magic (2 Tablespoons)

      Saute in skillet on medium-high heat until internal temperature reaches 165F.


      Let cool and wrap cooked chicken in raw bacon

      Bake @ 350F for 10 minutes or until bacon is crisp


      Arrange on platter with a bell pepper filled with pineapple rum sauce in center



      Pineapple Rum Sauce

      char-grilled fresh pineapples with a touch of Jamaican Rum

      Yields:{} 2.00 Cup - Fld{}



      1 pineapple, chopped into bits

      1 stick of butter, melted

      1/4 cup of dark rum

      4 tablespoons of brown sugar



      1. hold pineapple upright (leaves in the air)

      2. cut around sides of pineapple in order to trim down to the fruit, leaving no "bur"

      {}3. use stem (leaves) as a handle to turn pineapple

      {}4. grill each side about 2 minutes per side

      {}5. remove pineapple from grill and trim around core, 4 large slices

      {}6. mince pineapple

      {}7. add remaining ingredients


      Blackened Chicken Marinade

      Marinade used with the Cajun grilled chicken breast.


      Yields:{} 2 cups{}


      2 cups of vegetable oil

      2 Tablespoons of Redfish Magic



      Mix together in medium sized mixing bowl

      Marinate chicken in oil and Redfish Magic for a few minutes

      Grill chicken over wood fire for best results (or saut in a skillet)