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  Low carb Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts.
I made this one for a party this weekend. IT was a complete hit with everyone! Not super low carb but it's very tasty.

1 pound of bacon, thin sliced and cut in 1/2
2 cans of whole water chestnuts
1/2 cup mayo
1/4 cup "rooster sauce" or other Asian chili sauce
1/4 cup splenda "Blend"
2 tbsp molasses - I cant find a low carb substitute that has the right flavor.

cook the bacon until almost crisp, wrap around each chestnut and pin in place with a toothpick. Mix up the sauce and pour over the chestnuts, bake in the oven at 350 for 30 minutes. All done! I tried to do this with 100% splenda and it just does not taste right. What you are making is a barbecue sauce from the mayo and sugar. the chili sauce makes it spicy and brings an additional flavor to the party. If anyone finds a way of making this even lower carb, please let me know. Most of the sauce ends up in the bottom of the pan. you eat approximately 1/4 of the sauce that is made on the chestnuts.
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