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Sweet and Spicy Baked Chicken Bites

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 40 bites 1x
  • Category: Snack/Party Food


These sweet and spicy baked chicken bites are the perfect crowd-pleasing party snack when you ant to bring a healthier option that isn’t another veggie plate!


  • 2 lbs Chicken Tenders
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil

Spice Blend

  • 1/2 c Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Chili Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 Tbsp Dry Mustard
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Kosher Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 tsp Cayenne Pepper

For Serving

  • Blue cheese dressing
  • Celery
  • Carrots


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, mix all the spices until well combined.
  3. Cut chicken tenders into 1 inch, bite-sized pieces.
  4. In a large bowl, drizzle chicken pieces with olive oil and toss to coat. Add spice blend and toss until each bite is covered.
  5. Place bites on a rimmed baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 165.
  6. Serve warm with blue cheese dressing.