gluten free bacon wrapped chicken poppers recipe

Easy Gluten Free Appetizer Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Poppers Recipe

If you’re looking for an easy chicken recipe that is gluten free? This can be an appetizer for a crowd or a dinner you can prep ahead of time. Try these easy bacon-wrapped chicken poppers! Even the picky eaters in the house love these!

A Gluten Free Appetizer that is Delicious!

Two chicken breasts make about 36 poppers but if you’re making for a lot of people or want leftovers, just increase the chicken breasts and bacon. We made this for our eldest son’s 2nd birthday party and they went over well! We made them ahead of time and then kept them warm in the crockpot which not only was delicious but made the house smell amazing!

That then 2 year old is now 6 years old and he just asked for this recipe recently so I’ve added it to our Plan to Eat Meal Plan for next week!

I have this recipe in the appetizer and main dish sections of my blog because we’ve used it as both depending on the need. If having it as part of the main meal we pair it with a gluten free pasta salad, recipe is below, or Alexia’s Frozen French Fries.


Easy Gluten Free Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Poppers

These easy to make bacon-wrapped chicken poppers are not only crowd pleasers but they're also allergen-friendly! If you want to use this as an appetizer they keep well, and smell delicious, if you put them in a crockpot to keep them warm after baking them.
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Servings 36 poppers


  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 package bacon
  • sea salt
  • pepper
  • garlic powder
  • onion powder
  • dried basil


  • Preheat the oven to 425°F
  • Line a large cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • Cut the bacon strips into thirds, the long way.
  • Cut the chicken breasts into 1 inch chunks.
  • Wrap a bacon piece around a chunk of chicken. Place on parchment paper covered cookie sheet.
  • Repeat for remaining bacon and chicken pieces.
  • Sprinkle seasonings over the bacon wrapped chicken poppers.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes at 425°, until the bacon looks cooked and crispy.
  • Either serve immediately or place into them a crockpot if you'd like to keep them warm as an appetizer.
Keyword chicken, dairyfree, easy, eggfree, glutenfree, soyfree

Need a Gluten Free Side Dish?

Check out my recipe below for a Gluten Free Pasta Salad Recipe!

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Gluten Free Pasta Salad Recipe
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Easy Chicken Bacon Salad

Gluten Free Bacon Wrapped Chicken Poppers Recipe with image of the poppers in a crockpot.

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As a mom of identical twins and a son two years older, I have gained invaluable experience in the realm, and chaos, of parenting. With a Master's Degree and Education Specialist Degree in School Psychology, I spent years as a school psychologist, helping children navigate through their educational and emotional challenges. Now as a stay at home mom and professional blogger, I combine my areas of expertise to help you in your parenting journey.

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