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Yields:
1 serving
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Meal Type:
Main Dishes
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Jalapeno Pepper Jack Stuffed Chicken Breast

A quick and delicious chicken breast dish that comes with a kick.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F (175 °C).
  2. Roll or pound out the chicken breast to 1/4 inch.
  3. Spray the chicken breast with the olive oil spray and season both sides.
  4. Take a thin slice of the cheese and place in the chicken breast.
  5. Roll the chicken breast like a burrito and place a toothpick to secure it in place.
  6. Top with red pepper rings and spray one more time.
  7. Cook for 15-20 minutes.
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It turned out great. I ended up using colored toothpicks (all I had) and so the chicken was a little colorful when it was done. And I don't think I seasoned it enough - I was afraid I would over-power it. Next time, I'll be daring and add more.
15 Apr 10 by member: fish4fonzi
I made this using boneless, skinless chicken thighs as we prefer dark meat. I used green pepper coz I didn't have any red...a touch of garlic powder. About 40 minutes in the oven, and YUUUUUUUMMMMM. Kids love it. I love it. Will show up regularly on the dinner table.
04 Jun 10 by member: Lavinnia
I used relatively small chicken breasts and it still needed almost 40mins baking time in a covered dish. Next time I'll use thicker slices of cheese to get a bolder taste. In addition to red pepper rings I put onion rings and two cloves minced garlic on the bottom of the dish before placing the chicken on top. I then drizzled it all with a little olive oil. Will definitely make again with a few little tweaks.
21 Jun 10 by member: kimcurtiss
I've made a very similar dish for a long while now and it's really good. The family always asks me to make it more often definitely try it if you haven't! Although I agree with the others, mine usually takes a little longer than 15-20 minutes, more like 30.
This was way too hot for me. I might make this again with a different kind of cheese.
12 Jan 11 by member: ejgraves
This is great....I placed diced jalapenos in my husbands to add some more kick! I will make these again forsure!
13 Jan 11 by member: scrappermom96
Delicious, satisfying, and easy to make.
27 May 11 by member: cdostoevsky
Delish! Had to use a different cheese as didnt have Pepper Jack in my local tesco! I made for my lunch for today, but ate half last night!! I then used the rest of the pepper and made a stuffed pepper! Cmon lunchtime!!
27 Jul 11 by member: Carpbud
Would use high quality olive oil (not the spray, usually adulterated with other oils) or coconut oil for cooking.
28 Dec 11 by member: beakerwill
Made this the other night and it was great! I didn't use any red peppers because I didn't have any. I did however, use a sprinkle of bread crumbs as well as some Mrs. Dash's seasoning.
22 Jun 12 by member: 3Dugans
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Nutrition summary:

There are 229 calories in 1 serving of Jalapeno Pepper Jack Stuffed Chicken Breast.
Calorie break-down: 56% fat, 3% carbs, 41% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 126
Calories 229
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 14.02g 22%
  Saturated Fat 6.273g 31%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.96g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 5.979g  
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 2523mg 105%
Potassium 247mg  
Total Carbohydrate 1.46g 0%
  Dietary Fiber 0.4g 2%
  Sugars 0.98g  
Protein 23.54g  
 
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 64%
Calcium 22% Iron 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
11%
of RDI*
(229 calories)
11% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (3%)
 
Fat (56%)
 
Protein (41%)
Carbohydrates, 1.46g (3%) Fat, 14.02g (56%) Protein, 23.54g (41%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories