Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Popper-Stuffed Chicken Breasts

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Jalapeno popper dip is hidden inside chicken breasts then wrapped in bacon and baked to crispy deliciousness.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened

  • 1 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

  • 2 fresh jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 tablespoon barbecue seasoning

  • 2 (8 ounce) boneless, skinless chicken breasts

  • 6 strips thinly sliced bacon

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Combine cream cheese, Cheddar cheese, jalapenos, garlic powder, and barbecue seasoning in a bowl. Mix well until evenly combined.

  3. Cut a deep pocket into each chicken breast, being careful not to cut all the way through to the other side. Fill the pocket of each chicken breast with cream cheese mixture. Wrap each chicken breast with 3 slices of bacon.

  4. Place a baking rack on top of a baking sheet and place stuffed chicken on top of the rack.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until chicken is no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, about 40 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C). Remove from oven and let rest for 5 minutes before serving.40

Cook's Note:

If your chicken is done but the bacon has not crisped up to your liking, turn on the broiler for a few minutes until desired crispness.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

446 Calories
30g Fat
3g Carbs
40g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 446
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 38%
Saturated Fat 16g 81%
Cholesterol 147mg 49%
Sodium 1366mg 59%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 40g
Vitamin C 3mg 17%
Calcium 300mg 23%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 375mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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