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Chicken Popper Pig Shots

Chicken Popper Pig Shots are an incredible appetizer made on the grill or smoker. Andouille sausage wrapped in bacon, stuffed with chicken popper filling and brushed with peach bbq sauce.

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We used this same chicken popper filling for our Chicken Stuffed Poblano Peppers and they were a huge hit for our weekend BBQ.

Platter of chicken popper pig shots appetizers

Pig shots are bacon cups with a smoked sausage slice in the bottom, topped with a cheesy filling. They make an impressive grilling appetizer that everyone will love.

Ingredients Needed for Chicken Pig Shots

Hand holding half of a chicken popper pig shot.

Step By Step Directions for Pig Shots

Sheet pan with bacon wrapped smoked sausage slices.
  1. Cut andouille into 1/2 inch slices.
  2. Roll a slice of bacon around the smoked sausage slices and place on a rimmed baking sheet.
Chicken Popper filling collage for pig shots.
  1. Make the filling: Dice cooked chicken and mix with cream cheese, colby-jack, jalapeños, garlic, salt and pepper.
Sheet pan with chicken popper pig shots - ready to grill.
  1. Stuff the chicken mixture into the bacon wrapped sausage.
  2. Prepare a grill fire or smoker using hickory for smoke flavor.
Pig shots on a grill.
  1. Place pig shots onto the grill and cook with the grill closed.
Smoked pig shots on a grill.
  1. Continue to cook for about 35 minutes.
Drizzling peach bbq sauce over pig shots on a grill.
  1. Brush peach bbq sauce over the bacon and continue to cook for another 10- 15 minutes.
BBQ pig shots on a grill.
  1. Remove from grill and rest 5 minutes before serving.
Chicken Popper Pig Shots on a plattter.

How to Store and Reheat

  • Store leftover pig shots in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 3 days.
  • Reheat on a baking sheet at 350° for 8 – 10 minutes until heated through.

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Chicken popper pig shot cut in half on a platter.

If you are looking for an epic appetizer for your next cookout, these smoked Chicken Popper Pig Shots are just the ticket.

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Pig shots on a platter.
Yield: 22 Pig Shots

Chicken Popper Pig Shots

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

Chicken Popper Pig Shots are an incredible appetizer made on the grill or smoker. Andouille sausage wrapped in bacon, stuffed with chicken popper filling and brushed with peach bbq sauce.

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces andouille sausage
  • 22 slices bacon
  • 1 pound cooked chicken
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup shredded colby-jack cheese
  • 2 tablespoons diced jalapeños
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup peach bbq sauce

Instructions

  1. Cut andouille into 1/2 inch slices.
  2. Roll a slice of bacon around the smoked sausage slices and place on a rimmed baking sheet.
  3. Dice cooked chicken and mix with cream cheese, colby-jack, jalapeños, garlic, salt and pepper.

  4. Stuff the chicken mixture into the bacon wrapped sausage.
  5. Prepare a grill fire or smoker to 300° using hickory for smoke flavor.
  6. Place pig shots onto the grill and cook with the grill closed for about 35 minutes.
  7. Brush peach bbq sauce over the bacon and continue to cook for another 10- 15 minutes.
  8. Remove from grill and rest 5 minutes before serving.

Notes

Store leftover pig shots in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 3 days.

Reheat on a baking sheet at 350° for 8 - 10 minutes until heated through.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

22

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 208Total Fat: 16gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 55mgSodium: 473mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 13g

Nutritional information is estimated and may not be accurate.

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