Jalapeno Popper Chicken

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10 Min
25 Min
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boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
egg, beaten
1 c
yellow cornmeal
1/2 tsp
chili powder
1/4 tsp
1/2 tsp
3 slice
bacon, chopped
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


  • 1In a medium skillet, fry bacon until crisp; drain on paper towels.
  • 2Combine 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.
  • 3Add 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.
  • 4Add cream cheese and stir until melted and smooth. Stir in shredded cheese and reserved bacon, stirring until the cheese is melted.
  • 5Top chicken with sauce and serve.

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About Jalapeno Popper Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #jalapenos

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