Chicken Stuffed Jalapenos

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Chicken Stuffed Jalapenos

Chicken Stuffed Jalapenos

Jalapeno Popper Chicken! These stuffed chicken breasts have a jalapeno popper filling hiding inside. Try this recipe for chicken-stuffed jalapeno peppers. It’s a nice change from the ones stuffed with cream cheese.

Makes 24 Servings (1 Jalapeno Half Per Serving)

Chicken Stuffed Jalapenos


  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 c. shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tbsp salsa
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 c. finely shredded cooked chicken
  • 12 medium jalapenos, halved and seeded
  • 1 1/2 tsp paprika or chili powder, optional


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil.
  2. In a medium bowl, beat together cream cheese, cheddar cheese, salsa, cumin, and salt.
  3. Stir in chicken.
  4. Spoon about 1 tablespoon into each jalapeno half and place it on a prepared baking sheet.
  5. If desired, sprinkle with paprika or chili powder.
  6. Bake about 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Wear protective gloves to prevent skin irritation while handling peppers

Nutritional Info Per Serving: Calories: 45; Sat. Fat: 2 g; Carbs: 1 g; Fiber: 0; Sugars;0 g; Protein: 3 g 2 SmartPoints Per Serving

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