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Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Chicken

low carb chicken wrapped in bacon

This bacon wrapped jalapeno popper stuffed chicken is the most flavorful chicken breast you can make! The crispy bacon and spicy peppers make this oh so good!

This bacon wrapped jalapeno popper stuffed chicken is the most flavorful chicken breast you can make! The crispy bacon and spicy peppers make this oh so good!

Yield 4 servings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon avocado or olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup grated cheddar
  • ¼ cup minced jalapeno
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 slices bacon

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Drizzle olive oil over the chicken breasts and sprinkle with paprika, garlic powder, and onion powder on each side. Rub the spices into the chicken to coat.
  3. Use a sharp knife to cut a deep pocket into the side of each chicken breast. Set aside.
  4. Add the cream cheese, cheddar, jalapeno, mayonnaise, garlic, and salt to a small bowl and stir well to combine.
  5. Spoon the mixture into the chicken breasts.
  6. Cut each slice of bacon in half and lay 2 pieces over each chicken breast.
  7. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
  8. If you’d like to crisp the bacon even more, place the dish under a broiler set to high for 1-2 minutes.

Notes

Use more or less jalapeno as desired based on your preferred level of spiciness. 

Nutrition Information:

Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1 chicken breast
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 464Total Fat: 29gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 152mgSodium: 595mgCarbohydrates: 2gNet Carbohydrates: 2gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 45g

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