Jalapeno Popper Chicken Recipe

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I got inspired one night at a party when they served jalapeno peppers. I loved the taste, hot, crunchy, creamy and spicy all good adjectives to describe a yummy appetizer. I started to think of what other dishes could you make with this combination of deliciousness. I came up with Jalapeno Popper Chicken - its soooo good!

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Servings: 4


Cost per serving $1.09 view details


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  2. In a mixing bowl - mix together cream cheese, diced jalapenos, and cheddar cheese.
  3. Prep the chicken by pounding it to 1/4-inch thickness.
  4. Spoon cheese mixture on the chicken breast.
  5. Roll chicken
  6. In a shallow dish add panko bread crumbs, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Mix together.
  7. Crack the egg in a seperate bowl, add a little bit of water and mix.
  8. Dip chicken in egg, roll in panko bread crumbs.
  9. Place seam side down on baking dish.
  10. Bake for 30 - 40 min.
  11. Be sure to let the chicken rest for 3 min.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 117g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 215  
Calories from Fat 119 55%
Total Fat 13.35g 17%
Saturated Fat 7.72g 31%
Trans Fat 0.01g  
Cholesterol 112mg 37%
Sodium 315mg 13%
Potassium 245mg 7%
Total Carbs 3.24g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%
Sugars 2.18g 1%
Protein 19.87g 32%
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  • Cara Fernicola
    Total Winner! The crunch from the panko coating, the ooey goey cheese and jalapenos - this one is packed with flavor and texture, tastes just like a jalpaeno popper!
    I've cooked/tasted this recipe!


    • Cara Fernicola
      July 11, 2011
      Hi Carrie! Thanks for commenting! Enjoy!! :)
      • Carrie Hollister
        July 11, 2011
        Oh my goodness! I just called my husband who's on the way to the store and added these items to the list! I will comment my review very soon!

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