Jalepeno Popper Chicken
- 2 Chicken breast, pounded thin
- 4 oz. cream cheese, softened
- 2 jalepenos, seeded and diced
- 2 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled (saving bacon grease for frying)
- flour for dredging
- seasoned bread crumbs
- salt and pepper
- 1 egg, whisked with a splash of milk
Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget
Mix cream cheese, diced jalepenos and crumbled bacon.
Season chicken breast, top and bottom with salt and pepper.
Fill chicken breast with 1/2 cheese mixture. Wrap chicken around cheese mixture to close. Fill and wrap remaining chicken breast.
Dredge chicken in flour, then egg mixture and then in bread crumbs.
Pan fry in bacon grease or oil to lightly brown each side of chicken.
Put chicken in oven proof pan. Bake in pre-heated 350 degree oven for 25 minutes or until cooked.
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- 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
- 1/2 cup of chives, chopped
- 1 tsp. of Mexican spice mix
- 4 Tortillas
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