Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Chicken

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AuthorSheenaCategory, DifficultyIntermediate

Yields8 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time45 mins

Ingredients:

 1.75 lbs Thin Chicken (Tyson, trimmed & ready)
 2 Jalapeños, sliced
Set up your breading station with
 1 cup Whole wheat breadcrumbs
 1 tsp taco seasoning
 2 tbsp All purpose flour
 ½ tsp Salt
 ¼ tsp pepper
 1 Egg
 1 tbsp skim milk
In a bowl beat:
 4 oz Reduced fat cream cheese (should be room temp)
 5 oz Reduced fat cheddar cheese
 3 Cloved garlic, minced
 ½ tsp Salt
 ½ tsp Cumin
 ½ tsp Coriander powder
 ½ tsp Smoked Paprika
 ¼ tsp Black pepper

Directions:

1

Pre-heat Oven to 400 degrees and prepare a non-stick baking pan with cooking spray.

2

Set up your breading station

3

Beat all the ingredients in the cheese mixture until well combined

4

Flour both sides of a piece of chicken

5

Place a small scoop of the cheese mixture in the middle of the floured chicken & place a few strips of the jalapeno pepper on top of the cheese mixture.

6

Roll the chicken like a burrito and place in the egg wash and then in the breadcrumb mixture.

7

Place on baking sheet….repeat with all chicken

8

Bake for 25 minutes.

9

Serve with Ranch Dip & Garnish with Cilantro.

Nutrition:

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 popper

Servings 8


Amount Per Serving
Calories 247.9
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8.2g13%
Total Carbohydrate 11.5g4%
Dietary Fiber 1.3g6%
Protein 30.4g61%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

 1.75 lbs Thin Chicken (Tyson, trimmed & ready)
 2 Jalapeños, sliced
Set up your breading station with
 1 cup Whole wheat breadcrumbs
 1 tsp taco seasoning
 2 tbsp All purpose flour
 ½ tsp Salt
 ¼ tsp pepper
 1 Egg
 1 tbsp skim milk
In a bowl beat:
 4 oz Reduced fat cream cheese (should be room temp)
 5 oz Reduced fat cheddar cheese
 3 Cloved garlic, minced
 ½ tsp Salt
 ½ tsp Cumin
 ½ tsp Coriander powder
 ½ tsp Smoked Paprika
 ¼ tsp Black pepper

Directions

1

Pre-heat Oven to 400 degrees and prepare a non-stick baking pan with cooking spray.

2

Set up your breading station

3

Beat all the ingredients in the cheese mixture until well combined

4

Flour both sides of a piece of chicken

5

Place a small scoop of the cheese mixture in the middle of the floured chicken & place a few strips of the jalapeno pepper on top of the cheese mixture.

6

Roll the chicken like a burrito and place in the egg wash and then in the breadcrumb mixture.

7

Place on baking sheet….repeat with all chicken

8

Bake for 25 minutes.

9

Serve with Ranch Dip & Garnish with Cilantro.

Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Chicken

Kid Tip:  My 4 year old loved this chicken; I left out the jalapeno’s for him.

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