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Jalapeno Popper Chicken

This low carb meal is easy to make and is perfect for those who want to spice up a little bit more their food.

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword JALAPENO CHICKEN, jalapeno popper chicken
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 485 kcal

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 6 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup diced jalapeno peppers remove pepper seeds and ribs before dicing
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 12 slices bacon do not use thick cut bacon
  • cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Start by preheating the oven and coat the pan’s sheet with cooking spray.

  2. In a bowl put cheddar cheese, cream cheese, jalapenos, garlic powder and mix everything.

  3. Using a knife, cut a pocket shape in the chicken breasts. Make sure not to cut through the other side.

  4. Stuff the chicken breasts with the mixture and season the outside of the chicken with salt and pepper.

  5. Wrap each chicken breast with 2 slices of bacon and place them on the pan.

  6. Cook for approximately 30 minutes until the chicken is cooked and the bacon becomes crisp.

  7. Let the chicken rest for about 5 minutes, slice it and serve it with a side dish.