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Jalapeno Popper Chicken Salad

chicken salad in white bowl with jalapeno slices on top

This chicken salad recipe makes a great lunch. Wrap in lettuce or a low carb tortilla, stuff inside a hollowed out tomato, or just eat it with a fork! Either way, it's delicious and filling.

This chicken salad recipe makes a great lunch. Wrap in lettuce or a low carb tortilla, stuff inside a hollowed out tomato, or just eat it with a fork! Either way, it's delicious and filling.

Yield 4 servings
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked, shredded chicken
  • 4 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup minced red onion
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/3 cup chopped jarred jalapenos, more to taste
  • 1 tablespoon juice from jalapenos
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Fresh jalapeno slices, if desired

Instructions

  1. Add the chicken, bacon, cheddar, and onion to a mixing bowl. Stir to combine.
  2. Add the mayonnaise, cream cheese, jalapenos, jalapeno juice, and salt to a small bowl and stir until well combined.
  3. Pour the dressing over the chicken mixture and stir to coat.
  4. Taste and add additional peppers or salt to taste.
  5. Serve with fresh jalapeno slices, if desired.

Notes

We serve this jalapeno popper chicken salad in a lettuce wrap, low carb tortilla, stuffed inside a hollowed out tomato, or on low carb bread.

To make the salad more spicy, use fresh jalapenos instead of jarred and/or increase the amount of jalapeno.

Nutrition Information:

Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 473Total Fat: 39gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 25gCholesterol: 102mgSodium: 1253mgCarbohydrates: 4gNet Carbohydrates: 3gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 25g

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