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Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Popper Chicken

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Popper Chicken - Keto

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Popper Chicken surprises with a bomb of spicy jalapeno pepper! Learn how to cook this easy recipe that's full of flavors and texture!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Jalapeno Popper Chicken
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 914 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts boneless and skinless
  • 20 slices bacon do not use thick cut - about 4-5 slices per breast

Glaze:

  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Cheese Stuffing:

  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 jalapeno seeded and finely diced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley

Garnish:

  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together all the GLAZE ingredients.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix together all the CHEESE STUFFING ingredients.
  4. Lengthwise, cut a pocket into each chicken breast. Stuff with the cheese mixture, dividing equally.
  5. Wrap each chicken breast in 4-5 slices of bacon. Place the chicken breasts, seam side down in a lightly greased baking pan.
  6. Top with the glaze mixture.
  7. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until bacon is crispy and chicken is cooked through, basting the chicken occasionally with the pan drippings.
  8. If you prefer extra crispy bacon, broil for an additional 1-2 minutes.
  9. Sprinkle with parsley, then serve.

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Nutrition Facts
Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Popper Chicken - Keto
Amount Per Serving
Calories 914 Calories from Fat 666
% Daily Value*
Fat 74g114%
Saturated Fat 23g144%
Cholesterol 253mg84%
Sodium 1577mg69%
Potassium 1241mg35%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 73g146%
Vitamin A 900IU18%
Vitamin C 8.2mg10%
Calcium 218mg22%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.