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jalapeno popper chicken

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Cassie *
Somewhere, PA

Delicious! My photos

(2 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For jalapeno popper chicken

  • 4
    boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 1 c
    yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3 slice
    bacon, chopped
  • 3
    jalapeno's seeded and chopped
  • 1 clove
    garlic ,minced
  • 2 c
    chicken broth
  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 c
    shredded chedder cheese

How To Make jalapeno popper chicken

  • 1
    In a medium skillet, fry bacon until crisp; drain on paper towels.
  • 2
    Combine cornmeal, chili powder, cumin, and salt on a rimmed plate. Dip each chicken breast in beaten egg, then in cornmeal mixture. Shallow-fry in vegetable oil in a large skillet until coating is crisp and juices run clear. Remove from skillet, drain on paper towels, and keep warm.
  • 3
    Add jalapenos to the same skillet that was used to cook the bacon; season with salt and pepper, and cook until softened. Add garlic and cook and stir for 30 seconds or until fragrant. Stir in chicken broth, using a wooden spoon to deglaze the pan. Bring to a boil.
  • 4
    Add cream cheese and stir until melted and smooth. Stir in shredded cheese and reserved bacon, stirring until the cheese is melted.
  • 5
    Top chicken with sauce and serve.

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