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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 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: jalapeno popper chicken
Servings: 6
Calories: 485kcal
Author: Angela

Ingredients

  • 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
  • cooking-spray
  • 6 oz cream-cheese softened
  • ¼ tsp garlic-powder
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  • 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.