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!

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jalapeno popper stuffed chicken breast
JALAPENO POPPER STUFFED CHICKEN BREASTS
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 
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 Weight Watchers dinner recipe.
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
  • 1/4 cup reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a shallow baking dish with non-fat cooking spray.
  2. Using a mallet, pound out each chicken fillet to get a larger, thinner fillet, and then season both sides with salt and pepper.
  3. In a medium sized bowl, combine cream cheese, broth, cheddar, jalapenos and bacon.
  4. Spoon the cheese mixture onto on half of each chicken breast fillet. Fold in half to close, and secure with a toothpick.
  5. Place into baking dish and cover with foil. Make a few holes to allow steam to release.
  6. 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.
Recipe Notes

Entire recipe makes 4 servings

Serving size is 1 stuffed chicken breast

Each serving = 4 Points*

*based only on ingredients that have an SP Freestyle value

Nutrition Facts
JALAPENO POPPER STUFFED CHICKEN BREASTS
Amount Per Serving
Calories 224 Calories from Fat 86
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.5g 15%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 102mg 34%
Sodium 331mg 14%
Potassium 447mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 2.1g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.2g 1%
Sugars 1.7g
Protein 30.4g 61%
Calcium 8%
Iron 3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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.

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