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Bacon-Wrapped Chicken with Tamarind Sauce

Bacon-Wrapped Chicken with Tamarind Sauce

Erica Dinho
5 from 7 votes


  • 8 bone-in skin-on chicken legs
  • Salt and pepper
  • ½ teaspoon of ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon ground thyme
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 8 thin slices of your favorite bacon
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ½ cup of chicken stock
  • 1 cup of tamarind pulp
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar


  • Place chicken legs in a dish and season with salt, pepper, cumin, thyme and onion powder.
  • Place all the tamarind sauce in the blender and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Wrap a bacon slice around each chicken leg. Arrange the chicken on baking pan. Drizzle the tamarind sauce over the legs and place in the fridge for about 30 minutes.
  • Bake for about 45 minutes, until bacon is crisp and chicken cooked through.
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