Jalapeno popped chicken


After trying this recipe, it will be your go-to family favorite! 

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. seasoned salt
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 6 slices bacon, diced
  • 2 jalapenos, deveined, seeded and diced
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup crushed butter crackers
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 4 Tbsp. butter, melted


Preheat oven to 400º.

Season chicken with pepper, seasoned salt and garlic powder. Place in a 9 x 13-inch baking dish and bake for about 30 minutes or until juices run clear.

Meanwhile, brown bacon in a skillet until almost cooked. Add jalapenos and onions until softened; add garlic and cook 1 minute more.

In a medium bowl, combine bacon mixture, cream cheese, yogurt and cheeses. Remove chicken from oven and reduce oven heat to 350º. Spread mixture on top of chicken until well-covered.

For the topping, mix together crushed crackers, cheese and melted butter. Sprinkle on top of chicken. Bake until crackers are lightly browned for about 15 minutes. Serve warm.

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