Jalapeno Chicken II

Jalapeno Chicken II

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"Stuffed jalapeno peppers are wrapped in marinated chicken breasts. Tasty bacon seals the deal!"

Ingredients

2 h 45 m servings 446 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 446 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 32.5 g
  • 50%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.6g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 29.3 g
  • 59%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 93 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 1532 mg
  • 61%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place chicken breasts in a dish with the Italian dressing. Cover, and marinate in the refrigerator at least 2 hours.
  2. Preheat the grill for high heat.
  3. Stuff each jalapeno half with cream cheese. Roll chicken breasts around jalapeno peppers. Wrap each chicken breast with a slice of bacon. Secure with toothpicks.
  4. Lightly oil the grill grate. Arrange wrapped chicken breasts on the prepared grill. Cook for 20 minutes, turning frequently, or until bacon is browned and the chicken juices run clear.

Footnotes

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  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes information for the full amount of the marinade ingredients. Depending on marinating time, ingredients, cook time, etc., the actual amount of the marinade consumed will vary.
  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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I LOVED THIS! Modified it though. I don't like Italian, so I marinade it in lemon juice and Jamaican jerk and scrapped the bacon. Too much fat! Also, baked in a pan coated with olive oil at ...

We make this recipe but in a much different way...as an appetizer....and it is wonderful!! It gets gobbled up quickly for football games and cookouts. You will need considerably more jalapeno p...

Wonderful recipe! I made this at a family cookout and it was a hit. Used the jalepenos in a jar so they were very juicy, but not too spicy. Now I crave this every time we barbeque!

This recipe was great! I used 2 slices of bacon to wrap each chicken breast, one length-wise and one width-wise, to keep the cream cheese from melting out. I would recommend NOT using thick-cu...

YUM YUM and YUM! Loved this! I marinated it in italian dressing, but i think it would be really good to do a margarita marinade. This recipe is a keeper! It would also make a really great ap...

This is a nice something different! I mixed my 1/3 less fat cream cheese w/some 2% shredded cheddar for a little extra in the middle. My peppers weren't all that spicy, but this was a nice dis...

I just love this recipe (wrapping anything in bacon appeals wildly to me). I use a whole jalapeno, split and seed it, stuff with cream cheese and then reassemble. Never thought of using salad dr...

I thought these were excellent. My husband and kids removed the jalapeno after cooking and enjoyed them like that. I'll keep making these! Thanks.

Not your everyday chicken breast... this one stands WAY out amongst the crowd. The flavor of the bacon with the chicken, jalapeno & cheese blends together AMAZINGLY! I double wrapped each chicke...