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There’s nothing quite like a delicious chicken stuffed jalapeno recipe to get your taste buds tingling. As you bite into the crispy outer coating, and then into the soft, cheesy chicken filling, you’ll be in for a real treat.

Jalapenos are known for their spicy flavor, but when they’re combined with chicken and cheese it’s an unbeatable combination.

chicken stuffed jalapenos, stuffed jalapenos recipe

When it comes to cooking up a delicious Mexican feast, there’s nothing quite like chicken stuffed jalapenos. These spicy treats are the perfect appetizer for any party, and they’re always a hit with guests.

chicken stuffed jalapenos, stuffed jalapenos recipe

This recipe is perfect for a fun weekend afternoon cooking project with your friends or family. It’s also a great way to impress your guests at your next party! So get ready to roll up your sleeves and get cooking.

Jalapenos are loaded with flavor but can be a little spicy, so make sure you have plenty of cold drinks on hand to cool down while you cook. Enjoy!

chicken stuffed jalapenos, stuffed jalapenos recipe

If you’re looking for a recipe that will wow your taste buds, look no further than this chicken stuffed jalapeno recipe. It’s easy to follow and the end result is mouth-watering good. So why not give it a try today?

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Chicken Stuffed Jalapenos

If you’re looking for a recipe that will wow your taste buds, look no further than this chicken stuffed jalapeno recipe.

Are stuffed jalapenos healthy?

Well, that depends on what you put inside them! If you go for a chicken-stuffed jalapeno, for example, you’re getting a decent dose of protein, along with some fiber from the jalapeno itself. However, if you load up your jalapeno with cheese and bacon, it’s going to be a lot less healthy! In general, though, stuffed jalapenos make for a relatively healthy snack.

Recipe Tips

When it comes to making stuffed jalapenos, there are a few things to keep in mind. Here are some tips:

  1. Choose high-quality ingredients. The better the ingredients, the better the final dish will be. So be sure to use fresh chicken, high-quality cheese, and flavorful spices.
  2. Pay attention to the size of the jalapeno peppers. You want them to be big enough so that they can hold the stuffing, but not so big that they become difficult to eat.
  3. Be careful when stuffing the peppers. You don’t want the stuffing to come out of the pepper while it is cooking. So be gentle and take your time when filling them up.
  4. Make sure you cook them properly. Stuffed jalapenos need to be cooked in order to soften the pepper and melt the cheese inside. So be sure to cook them for long enough so that they are fully cooked through.

Variations

  • One popular variation of chicken stuffed jalapenos is using cream cheese instead of chicken. This version is just as delicious, but a little bit creamier.
  • Another variation is using bacon instead of chicken. This gives the jalapenos a nice salty crunch that goes great with the cream cheese.
  • Finally, you could also try using different types of cheese instead of cream cheese. Some great options are mozzarella, cheddar, or Swiss.

Try out these different variations and see which one you like best!

chicken stuffed jalapenos, stuffed jalapenos recipe

Ingredients

  • Jalapeno peppers
  • Cream cheese softened
  • Cheddar cheese shredded
  • Salsa
  • Cumin
  • Salt
  • Shredded chicken
  • Chili powder

How To Make Chicken Stuffed Jalapenos:

Step 1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

Step 2. I added 1 cup of Shredded chicken to a mixing bowl.

I added 1 cup of Shredded chicken to a mixing bowl.

Step 3. Then, add 1 cup of cheddar cheese shredded.

add 1 cup of cheddar cheese shredded.

Step 4. Then, add 4oz of cream cheese softened.

add 4oz of cream cheese softened.

Step 5. Start adding the seasonings by adding 1 ½ tsp of chili powder.

add 1 ½ tsp of chili powder.

Step 6. Then, add 1 ½ tsp of cumin.

add 1 ½ tsp of cumin.

Step 7. Then, add ¼ tsp of salt.

add ¼ tsp of salt.

Step 8. Finally, add 2 tbsp. of salsa.

add 2 tbsp. of salsa.

Step 9. Stir to combine well.

Step 10. Stuff the jalapeno halves with the filling mixture and place them on a parchment-lined baking sheet.

Stuff the jalapeno halves with the filling mixture and place them on a parchment-lined baking sheet.

Step 11. Then fill them with the filling mixture.

Then fill jalapeno halves with the filling mixture.

Step 12. Bake for 15-20 minutes and serve.

Bake for 15-20 minutes and serve.

jalapenos ahead of time?

Yes, you can make stuffed jalapenos ahead of time. Simply follow the recipe as written, but instead of baking them immediately, cover the pan with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 24 hours. When you’re ready to bake them, remove them from the fridge and let them come to room temperature before putting them in the oven.

What goes well with stuffed jalapenos?

Stuffed jalapenos are a popular appetizer, but what do you serve with them? Here are a few ideas:

  • Salsa or guacamole
  • Ranch dressing or blue cheese dressing
  • Chips and dip
  • Fried chicken
  • Hamburger sliders
chicken stuffed jalapenos, stuffed jalapenos recipe

How to store chicken stuffed jalapenos

If you’re planning on making chicken stuffed jalapenos, you’ll want to make sure you have a way to store them. They can be stored in the fridge for a few days, or in the freezer for a few months. To store them in the fridge, just put them in an airtight container and keep them in the fridge. To store them in the freezer, put them in a freezer-safe bag and freeze them.

How to reheat chicken stuffed jalapenos

If you have leftover chicken stuffed jalapenos, you can reheat them in the oven or microwave.

  • To reheat chicken stuffed jalapenos in the oven, preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and bake the jalapenos for 10-15 minutes.
  • To reheat chicken stuffed jalapenos in the microwave, place them on a microwave-safe plate and cook them for 30-60 seconds.
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Chicken Stuffed Jalapenos

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 24 jalapenos
When it comes to cooking up a delicious Mexican feast, there's nothing quite like chicken stuffed jalapenos. These spicy treats are the perfect appetizer for any party, and they're always a hit with guests.
Chicken Stuffed Jalapenos
4.41 from 10 votes

Ingredients 

  • 12 Jalapeno peppers cut in half lengthwise and deseeded
  • 4 oz. Cream cheese softened
  • 1 C. Cheddar cheese shredded
  • 2 Tbsp. Salsa
  • 1 ½ tsp. Cumin
  • ¼ tsp. Salt
  • 1 C. Shredded chicken
  • 1 ½ tsp. Chili powder

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Add all of the ingredients except for the jalapenos to a mixing bowl, and stir to combine well.
  • Stuff the jalapeno halves with the filling mixture and place on a parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes and serve.

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Nutrition

Calories: 48kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 90mg | Sugar: 1g
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