Jalapeno Popper Chicken

If you didn’t love those breaded delicious gifts from the gods, then we can’t be friends.

Seriously though, jalapeño poppers are a childhood favorite of mine.  Who says I can’t reminisce while staying healthy?  30 days until Christmas …

It has been a while since I shared one of my last dinner recipes with you, such as our Zucchini Lasagna.  I’m working on a backlog right now to bring you fresh inspiration.  🙂

Now, to the recipe:

Ingredients - Jalapeno Popper Chicken
Ingredients – Jalapeno Popper Chicken


  • 2 pounds Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
    (I used 1.75# for this recipe)
  • 8 oz Cream Cheese, softened
  • 4-5 Jalapeño Peppers, sliced
  • 1/2 cup of Cheddar Cheese, shredded
  • 4-6 slices Bacon, chopped (you choose how much)
  • pinch of Garlic Powder / Salt



  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Soften cream cheese, if not done already.
  3. Place chicken breasts in oven-safe dish and season with garlic powder (or your choice of seasoning).
  4. Layer the chicken breasts –
    • Spread cream cheese
    • Add jalapeño slices
    • Top with shredded cheddar cheese
  5. Place in oven for 40 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and add bacon.  You can sprinkle some more cheese on top if you would like.
  7. Place in oven for 5-7 more minutes.
  8. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition - Jalapeno Popper Chicken
Nutrition – Jalapeno Popper Chicken
  • Total Servings:  3
  • Serving Size:  1
  • Total Carbs:  8g  (4%)
  • Net Carbs:  7g
  • Fat:  43.3g  (54%)
  • Protein:  76g  (42%)

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