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Bourbon Bacon BBQ Chicken Skewers
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5 from 6 votes

Bourbon Bacon Chicken Skewers

These Bourbon Bacon BBQ Chicken Skewers will be the hit of your barbecue this summer, because who can resist bourbon and bacon?
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bacon, BBQ, Bourbon, Chicken
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 402kcal
Author: Laura



  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1/2 cup Bourbon BBQ Sauce divided
  • 1 lb cubed chicken thighs skinless, boneless
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • If using wooden skewers, set them in a bowl of water to soak for 5-10 minutes as you prepare the other ingredients.
  • To make homemade bourbon bbq sauce, follow the recipe link in the ingredients list.
  • Roughly chop the bacon. Add it to a food processor or stick blender chopping attachment. Add 2 tbsp bourbon bbq sauce. Puree.
  • Cut the chicken thighs into bite-sized pieces or strips.
  • Mix the bacon puree and the chicken pieces in a bowl until thoroughly mixed together. Thread the chicken pieces onto the skewers. Baste with any leftover bacon puree.
  • Grill the chicken skewers on a gas or charcoal grill for 5 minutes per side. Baste with additional bbq sauce and cook for 2-3 minutes more per side.


Calories: 402kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 126mg | Sodium: 600mg | Potassium: 359mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 169IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg