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Make-Ahead Creamy Jalapeño-Stuffed Chicken
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Make-Ahead Creamy Jalapeño-Stuffed Chicken

1 Hr(s)
25 Min(s) Prep
35 Min(s) Cook
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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8 servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings
8 small boneless skinless chicken breasts (2 lb.), pounded to 1/4-inch thickness
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 pkg. (8 oz.) KRAFT Mexican Style Finely Shredded Four Cheese, divided
2 fresh jalapeño peppers, seeded, finely chopped
1 egg
3 cups tortilla chips, finely crushed (about 1 cup)
1 cup green salsa
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Let's Make It
1
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.
2
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.
3
Bake 35 min. or until chicken is done (165ºF). Meanwhile, warm salsa.
4
Top chicken with remaining shredded cheese. Serve with salsa.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Variation
Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese and your favorite KRAFT Mexican Style 2% Milk Finely Shredded Cheese.
Tip 2
Serving Suggestion
Serve with hot steamed broccoli.
Tip 3
Special Extra
For more heat, do not remove the seeds from the jalapeño peppers before chopping them.
Tip 4
Note
Chicken roll-ups can be secured with wooden toothpicks before baking if desired. Discard toothpicks before serving chicken.
Nutrition
Calories
380
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g
29%
Saturated Fat 12g
60%
Trans Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 135mg
45%
Sodium 580mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates 14g
5%
Dietary Fibers 3g
11%
Sugars 2g
4%
Protein 27g
54%
Vitamin A
15%
Vitamin C
4%
Calcium
4%
Iron
4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
8 servings
* 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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