Jalapeno Popper Chicken

Jalapeno Popper Chicken
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 40
  • Servings: 4.0

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In need of some comfort food? This Jalapeno Popper Chicken recipe will satisfy your craving!


4 Maple Leaf Prime Naturally® Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
2 Jalapeno peppers, minced
½ cup (125 mL) Cream cheese
1 cup (250 mL) Grated Cheddar cheese
½ tsp (2 mL) Ground cumin
1 Clove garlic, minced
Salt and pepper
8 Slices Maple Leaf® Bacon


PREHEAT oven to 375°F (190°C).

SLICE a long horizontal pocket into each chicken breast. Set aside.

PLACE jalapenos, cream cheese, cumin, garlic, salt and pepper in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse to combine. Transfer to a medium bowl and stir in cheddar cheese. Stuff each chicken breast with equal amounts of the mixture. Wrap each piece of chicken with two slices of bacon and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

BAKE for 20-25 minutes until bacon is golden brown and crisp and the internal temperature has reached 165°F (74°C).


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