Jalapeno Popper Chicken makes the perfect meal combining a favorite jalapeno popper dip with baked chicken. A definite go-to family favorite.
Course: Main Course
Keyword: jalapeno popper chicken
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch
6skinless boneless chicken breast
For the Jalapeno Popper Topping:
2jalapenosdeveined, deseeded and diced
18-ounce package cream cheese, softened
1/2cupmayonnaise or Greek yogurt
1cupshredded cheddar cheese
1/2cupshredded Parmesan cheese
For the topping:
1/2cupcrushed butter crackers1/2 sleeve
Preheat oven to 425º F. Place chicken breasts in a small casserole dish and bake until juices run clear when pricked, about 45 minutes.
While chicken is baking, prepare jalapeno popper topping for chicken. Add bacon, jalapenos, and onions to a small skillet and fry until bacon is crispy and jalapenos and onions are tender. Remove from heat and add to a small mixing bowl. Add cream cheese, mayonnaise or yogurt, and cheeses to mixing bowl and cream together with bacon mixture until well-combined.
Remove chicken from oven and reduce oven heat to 350º F. Spread jalapeno popper topping on top of chicken until well-covered.
For the topping, mix together crushed crackers, cheese, and melted butter. Sprinkle on top of jalapeno popper topped chicken. Bake until crackers are lightly browned, about 15 minutes.