Cheesy Jalapeno Stuffed Chicken

Cheesy Jalapeno Stuffed Chicken

Bring the HEAT with this mouthwatering Keto friendly dinner idea! The great part about this recipe, is you can dial the heat up or take it down a few notches (check out the tips below for ideas). This stuffed chicken breast recipe is low carb, full of flavour, and made with quality ingredients from Burlap & Barrel Single Origin Spices!


Servings: 4 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Total time: 55 minutes 


Ingredients:

4 chicken breasts (approximately 150g each)

120g cream cheese (room temperature)

60g shredded tex mex cheese 

1 jalapeno (de-seeded, chopped)

1 green onion

½ tsp Burlap and Barrel Purple Stripe Garlic

½ tsp Burlap and Barrel Black Lime

Burlap and Barrel Cobanero Chili Flakes to taste 

Burlap and Barrel Black Peppercorn to taste

cheesy jalapeño stuffed chicken breast recipe

 

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees
  2. Butterfly chicken breasts through the centre and open
  3. In a small bowl, mix the shredded cheese, cream cheese, jalapeno, and green onion together until well combined
  4. Place the mixture evenly throughout the butterflied chicken breasts
  5. Fold the chicken breast over to cover the mixture filled inside (can be secured with toothpicks or string)
  6. Season the top of the stuffed chicken with Burlap & Barrel spices
  7. Place in the oven to cook for 40-45 minutes (or until cooked throughout)
  8. Allow to rest for a few minutes to let the mixture cool inside 
  9. Enjoy with grilled vegetables or a salad!

Macros:

Servings: 1 | Calories: 301 | Net Carb: 3g | Total Fat: 9g | Total Carb: 3g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 50g


Nutritional and macronutrient information may vary slightly depending on brands/ingredients used. 


Tips: 

  • To reduce the spiciness of this dish, you can eliminate the Burlap & Barrel Cobanero Chili Flakes on top of the chicken breast. The jalapenos inside the mixture aren’t as spicy with the richness and creaminess of the cream cheese and shredded cheese.