Jalapeno Popper Chicken
Jalapeno Popper Chicken is loaded with flavors from your favorite appetizer. This family favorite recipe is made with just the right amount of heat and topped with cheddar cheese and bacon.
- 4 boneless skinless, chicken breast
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 8 oz cream cheese softened
- 3/4 cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded
- 1/2 cup crispy bacon chopped
- 4-5 fresh jalapeño peppers
Preheat the oven to 375˚F
Butterfly chicken breasts, make sure not to cut all the way through. Season chicken with garlic powder.
Wash the jalapeños and cut the tops off. Remove the seeds and stems if you want it milder, or leave if you would like a spicier dish. Cut the jalapeño peppers into strips.
Place chicken in casserole dish.
Evenly stuff chicken breast with cream cheese, bacon, and cheddar cheese (reserving 1/4 cup cheese for the top).
Bake for 35-40 minutes, or until internal temp reaches 165˚F.
With 5 minutes remaining, remove from oven and sprinkle with remaining cheddar cheese and bacon. Return to oven for remaining 5 minutes.