Jalapeno Popper Chicken

Jalapeno Popper Chicken

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"This dish makes a satisfying meal out of a favorite appetizer."

Ingredients

36 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 716 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 716 kcal
  • 36%
  • Fat:
  • 45.9 g
  • 71%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.3g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 51 g
  • 102%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 184 mg
  • 61%
  • Sodium:
  • 891 mg
  • 36%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Stir together the cream cheese, Cheddar cheese, and jalapenos in a small bowl.
  2. Cut a pocket horizontally through the thickest side of each chicken breast, and fill with 1/4 of the cheese mixture. Secure with toothpicks.
  3. Roll the chicken breasts in bread crumbs to coat. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat, and cook chicken breasts until no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, about 8 minutes per side. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

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  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the breading ingredients. The actual amount of the breading consumed will vary.
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It was delicious! The only changes I made was I added a bit of chili powder to the breadcrumbs and baked it in a foil lined baking tray @ 350 for about 30 mins instead of frying it.

My fiance gives this 5+ stars! I cut the recipe down to 1 serving and since my fiance is a jalapeno and spice lover, I used one whole jalapeno, which I left the seeds in. The only other change I...

Very good recipe but could use a hair more flavor. I baked mine (no pan frying at all) at 350 for 30 minutes, after dipping in milk then rolling in the bread crumbs. Next time I will double th...