– 4 bone-in skinless chicken thighs or breasts

– 8 slices of bacon (buy uncured/nitrate free)

– 2 teaspoons of ***Smoky Spice Blend (recipe below)

Preheat oven to 375 degrees

Sprinkle the chicken with 1/2 of the Smoky spice blend. Wrap each piece with 1 strip of bacon (2 if you have really large pieces of chicken). Sprinkle chicken with any remaining spice blend and bake for approximately 40 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.

Serve with asparagus or spinach salad.

***Smoky Spice Blend:

2 tablespoons of chipotle powder

1 tablespoon of smoked paprika

1 tablespoon of onion powder

1 tablespoon of garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon of sea salt

1 teaspoon of black pepper