Bacon Wrapped BBQ Chicken Thighs


  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs (about 6 pieces)
  • 68 center cut bacon slices
  • 1/2 cup of your favorite BBQ sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon freshly chopped rosemary plus a few sprigs
  • Salt and freshly cracked black pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Wrap each chicken thigh with one slice of bacon and place seam side down in a medium shallow baking dish.
  3. Season with a sprinkle of salt and a few cracks of black pepper.
  4. Pour BBQ sauce over chicken and spread evenly.
  5. Sprinkle with rosemary and place 1-2 sprigs in the BBQ sauce.
  6. Bake for about 30-40 minutes until chicken is thoroughly cooked and meat thermometer reaches 165 degrees.
  7. Remove from oven, baste and cover with foil and let rest for 5-10 minutes.
  8. Remove rosemary sprigs from sauce and serve.