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Bacon Wrapped Chicken Jalapeno Poppers

Bacon, jalapeno, chicken, and cheese? These "poppable" appetizers are simply the BEST. My mouth is watering just thinking about them!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon wrapped jalapeno chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12 poppers
Calories 132kcal


  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast pounded thin and cut into 12 strips
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 6 jalapenos cut in half and de-seeded
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup Mexican blend cheese shredded
  • 6 slices bacon cut in half
  • toothpicks


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil and place a wire rack on top of the foil; set aside. (or use a broiling pan)
  • Place chicken strips in a mixing bowl. Sprinkle garlic powder over chicken and toss to coat.
  • Spread cream cheese inside jalapeno halves and sprinkle with shredded cheese top cover the tops.
  • Lay a piece of bacon down on cutting board, and then lay a chicken strip on top of the bacon.
  • Place cheese-filled jalapeno half on top of chicken and wrap the chicken and bacon around the jalapeno poppers. Secure chicken and bacon with a toothpick.
  • Place wrapped jalapenos on the wire rack. Bake for 20-30 min, or until chicken is cooked through and bacon is crispy. Serve warm or at room temperature.


Calories: 132kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 164mg | Potassium: 195mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 229IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg