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Best Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"This is the way my mother made them when I was growing up. And they were always a treat. The sauce is from another recipe on here but I found that it perfectly balances out the saltiness of the bacon and soy sauce."
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3 h 40 m servings 198
Original recipe yields 10 servings


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  1. Soak water chestnuts in a bowl with soy sauce for at least 3 hours; drain.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Wrap each water chestnut with a piece of bacon; secure with a toothpick and arrange on a shallow baking dish. Repeat with remaining water chestnuts.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until bacon is crisp, 25 to 35 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, mix brown sugar, mayonnaise, and chili sauce in a bowl until dipping sauce is smooth. Serve bacon-wrapped water chestnuts with dipping sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 198 calories; 12.1 16.1 6.8 19 994 Full nutrition

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Had it for the first time last week at an x-mas party and loved them!

These were my favorite of the ones I have tried so far though I would omit the soy sauce marinade because they seemed too salty with the bacon. Loved the dipping sauce with it though. I will def...

Instead of chili sauce I used 1/4 c sriracha. Nice kick!