You get more bang for your buck with a jalapeno popper by stuffing it into a chicken breast, in this Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Chicken Breasts Recipe.

The chicken comes out oh so tender and juicy, and the delicious spicy, creamy, bacon-y center provides the perfect kick. It’s a perfect, low Points Weight Watchers Chicken Recipe for an easy and unique weeknight dinner.

It would also work for a sophisticated Super Bowl Sunday dinner recipe! If you love jalapeno poppers, this recipe is a must try. Enjoy!

jalapeno popper stuffed chicken breast

JALAPENO POPPER STUFFED CHICKEN BREASTS RECIPE

A delicious and healthier way to satisfy that craving for jalapeno poppers, these season chicken breasts are stuffed with cheese, bacon, and jalapenos. Quick, easy and incredibly satisfying, it’s a perfect dinner recipe.
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Main Ingredient: Chicken Recipes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Servings 4 servings
Calories 224 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts - (cut into 4 fillets)
  • 2 jalapenos - (seeded and diced)
  • 3 slices turkey bacon - (cooked and diced)
  • 3 oz reduced fat cream cheese - (at room temperature)
  • 2 tbsp fat free chicken broth
  • ¼ cup reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese - (shredded)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a shallow baking dish with non-fat cooking spray.
  • Using a mallet, pound out each chicken fillet to get a larger, thinner fillet, and then season both sides with salt and pepper.
  • In a medium sized bowl, combine cream cheese, broth, cheddar, jalapenos and bacon.
  • Spoon the cheese mixture onto on half of each chicken breast fillet. Fold in half to close, and secure with a toothpick.
  • Place into baking dish and cover with foil. Make a few holes to allow steam to release.
  • Bake in the oven for about 30 minutes, or until chicken is cooked all the way through and is no longer pink in the middle.

Notes

  • The entire recipe makes 4 servings
  • The serving size is 1 stuffed chicken breast

Nutrition

Calories: 224 kcal (11%)Carbohydrates: 2.1 g (1%)Protein: 30.4 g (61%)Fat: 9.5 g (15%)Saturated Fat: 4 g (25%)Cholesterol: 102 mg (34%)Sodium: 331 mg (14%)Potassium: 447 mg (13%)Fiber: 0.2 g (1%)Sugar: 1.7 g (2%)Calcium: 80 mg (8%)Iron: 0.5 mg (3%)
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2 Comments

  1. Made this for dinner last night… Delicious! My husband went back for seconds and almost thirds!

  2. I made the jalapeño stuffed chicken for dinner tonight. It was so easy to make an had an amazing flavor. Loved, loved, loved it.