Are you ready for the Super Bowl?
It’s really not that exciting to me. I’m not a pro ball fan – but the SEC – now that’s a different story. From August until the end of December all of our Saturday plans revolve around game times. I think it might be a rule that all Southerner’s must love college football. This is Saban Nation!
Game day, however, does give me a good excuse to make snacks and appetizers, which is my favorite part of any meal to make (and eat).
I’ll be making these Sunday for our little football party spread. My husband and son will be paying attention to the game and I’ll be paying attention to food.
Spicy BBQ Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders
3 tbsp ketchup
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 tsp Cajun seasoning
1 tsp sesame oil
1/4 cup Dales Seasoning (you could use soy sauce with a tsp of onion powder as a sub if you don’t have Dale’s in your area)
3 tbsp Buffalo hot sauce
1.5 lbs chicken tenders
1/2 lb bacon
Whisk together the ketchup through hot sauce in a mixing bowl. Brush each chicken tender with the sauce on both sides, then wrap with bacon. I cut my bacon slices in half and they were the perfect size. Brush chicken again; fully coating.
Grill (or put in a 400° oven) until the chicken is done and bacon crispy.
You can alter the sauce if you wanted to give it more heat by increasing the hot sauce and/or Cajun seasoning.
I dipped mine in Ranch.
Now, onto the announcement. Sunny from And Love It Too! (she’s gluten and dairy free BTW!!) and I have decided to team up again for regular Ingredient Challenge Mondays. This time, the challenges are open to all of our readers!
Here’s how it works:
We will post the Friday before the Challenge and announce the ingredient to use in your recipes. On Monday, the Linky post will be up on both of our blogs and there you can link up your submission and will run for two weeks. Once it closes, Sunny and I will choose our favorite recipe and feature it on our blogs.
Link up the exact URL to your post; not your homepage. Also, make sure to link back to us so others can find the fun! We tweet, FB, Pin, Like….you get the picture. We want everyone’s posts shared as much as ours; we support our fellow foodie bloggers!! We also ask that you follow us on Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook and subscribe to our blogs.
Have a great weekend!