Jalapeno Popper Chicken
This jalapeno popper chicken is chicken breasts filled with a jalapeno cheese blend, then wrapped in bacon and baked to crispy perfection. A simple low-carb meal that is a entire crowd pleaser!
Prep Time20 minutes mins
Cook Time30 minutes mins
Total Time50 minutes mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: jalapeno popper chicken
- 6 boneless skinless chicken-breasts
- 12 slices bacon do not use thick cut bacon
- ¼ cup diced jalapeno-peppers remove pepper seeds and ribs before dicing
- 1 cup shredded cheddar-cheese
- 6 oz cream-cheese softened
- ¼ tsp garlic-powder
- salt and pepper, to taste
Preheat the oven to 375°F. Coat a sheet-pan with cooking-spray.
Put the cream-cheese, cheddar-cheese, jalapenos and garlic-powder in a bowl and stir to blend.
Cut a deep-pocket to each chicken-breast, taking care to not cut all of the way through the other side.
Fill out the pocket of each chicken-breast with all the cream-cheese mix.
Season the outside of the chicken-breasts with pepper and salt to taste.
Wrap each chicken-breast closely with 2-slices of bacon and put the chicken onto the sheet-pan.
Cook for half an hour, or till chicken is cooked through and bacon is crispy. You may broil the chicken about 3-4minutes to crisp the bacon up if necessary.
Allow the chicken rest for 5minutes. then slice and serve.