Jalapeño Popper Chicken

Jalapeño Popper Chicken

Imagine your favorite jalapeño popper appetizer in the form of a delicious chicken main dish!
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients. Preheat oven to 375 F and cover a baking sheet with nonstick foil. Set aside.
  2. Step 2

    In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, Mexican cheese blend, chopped bacon, and minced jalapeño.
  3. Step 3

    Using a sharp knife, cut chicken breasts horizontally until almost butterflied (creating a pocket in the center), then scoop 1/4 cup cream cheese jalapeño mixture into the center of each chicken breast.
  4. Step 4

    If necessary, use a toothpick to keep filling in.
  5. Step 5

    In a shallow bowl combine the flour, salt, and pepper.
  6. Step 6

    Beat the eggs and place in a second shallow bowl.
  7. Step 7

    In a third shallow bowl, combine the panko breadcrumbs with the taco seasoning.
  8. Step 8

    Dredge each stuffed chicken breast in the flour mixture, shaking off the excess.
  9. Step 9

    Then, dip each chicken breast in the beaten egg.
  10. Step 10

    Finally, coat the chicken breast with the breadcrumb mixture. Press to adhere.
  11. Step 11

    Place the coated chicken breasts onto the prepared baking sheet.
  12. Step 12

    Place baking sheet in oven and bake until chicken is cooked through, about 30 minutes. Enjoy!