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Imagine Stuffed Chicken Thighs Wrapped in Bacon

Cooking Method ,
Difficulty Intermediate
Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 40 min Total Time: 55 mins
Servings 4
Calories 475
Best Season Suitable throughout the year

Oh my, another Wednesday and not knowing what to cook. Have we got an idea for you: "Stuffed Chicken Thighs Wrapped in Bacon." The procedure is so simple and the taste is divine for these delightful thighs. As one member said: "Nobody could resist these."

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  • 8 medium boneless skinless chicken thighs, butterflied
  • 1 medium box of Stovetop stuffing, cooked and fluffed
  • 8 slices of bacon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 4 medium sprigs of fresh thyme (1 tsp of dried)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  1. Lay the chicken out on a plate. Season the thighs on both sides with salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, and thyme.

  2. Prepare the stuffing according to directions.

  3. Lay 2 or 3 tbsp of stuffing into the middle of each thigh and roll it up. You want it fairly tight. 

  4. Starting at one edge, wrap bacon around each thigh. Again, a bit tight and flare it out so it covers the entire thigh. 

  5. Spray or butter the bottom of a baking dish and place any remaining stuffing in. Put the wrapped thighs over top.

  6. Season the top of the chicken with the garlic powder and paprika. 

  7. Place the thighs into a 425 degree F or 215 C preheated oven for about 45 minutes or until cooked through. 

  8. Serve and enjoy.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 475
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13.5g21%
Saturated Fat 3.8g19%
Cholesterol 144mg48%
Sodium 720mg30%
Potassium 524.96mg15%
Total Carbohydrate 1.2g1%
Dietary Fiber 1.2g5%
Sugars 1.2g
Protein 25.3g51%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Nutritional values are a within reason estimate and my vary depending on several factors.


I always use pre-butterflied thighs, but you can butterfly them yourself. 

Use a good bacon. A smoked maple bacon makes an excellent choice. 

As always, adjust the seasoning according to your liking. 

Keywords: Chicken Thighs, Chicken Recipe, Baked Chicken
David Hood
A Food Blogger

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Hey, I’m David Hood And I’m so happy you’re here!! So many of my favorite memories in life seem to take place around the table, especially when surrounded by people I love. And of course, all the better when nourished by some seriously delicious foodHappy Cooking!