• Make-Ahead Creamy Jalapeno-Stuffed Chicken

Make-Ahead Creamy Jalapeno-Stuffed Chicken

4.5
(24) 18 Reviews
Prep Time
25
min.
Total Time
1
hr.
Servings

8 servings

These cream cheese and jalapeño-stuffed chicken breasts are simple enough to make on the spot—but you can easily prepare them as part of a meal.

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  • Place chicken on work surface. Mix cream cheese, 1-1/2 cups shredded cheese and peppers until blended; spread onto chicken. Roll up tightly, starting at one short end of each breast. Refrigerate up to 8 hours.
  • Heat oven to 375ºF. Beat egg in shallow dish. Place crushed chips in separate shallow dish. Dip chicken in egg, then roll in crushed chips. Place, seam sides down, in single layer in shallow pan sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Bake 35 min. or until chicken is done (165ºF). Meanwhile, warm salsa.
  • Top chicken with remaining shredded cheese. Serve with salsa.

Variation

Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese and your favorite KRAFT Mexican Style 2% Milk Finely Shredded Cheese.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with hot steamed broccoli.

Note

Chicken roll-ups can be secured with wooden toothpicks before baking if desired. Discard toothpicks before serving chicken.

Servings

  • 8 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 420
% Daily Value
Total fat 24g
Saturated fat 12g
Cholesterol 150mg
Sodium 700mg
Carbohydrate 14g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 1g
Protein 34g
   
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 4 %DV
Calcium 25 %DV
Iron 8 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • catchherfalling | Tue, Jul 15 2014 10:46 PM

  • jep1973 | Fri, Jun 6 2014 8:56 AM

    Although I will probably make again, I would cut down on the amount of cream cheese (overpowered the taste). Used crushed Ranch Doritos instead of plain tortilla chips, which gave it extra flavor. Will also plan on adding a bit of Cayenne pepper in the cream cheese mixture.

  • jhohnholt | Tue, Mar 11 2014 7:36 PM

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