There’s no denying that jalapeño poppers are a fan-favorite appetizer! They’re always the first thing to be snatched up at parties and for good reason. They’re perfectly cheesy and spicy at the same time! While their high fat and calorie count might deter some people, that actually makes them ideal for those following a ketogenic diet. Keto-dieters, rejoice!

Best of all, this delicious chicken dinner is easily prepared and cooked up using only one skillet, reducing the number of dishes you have to wash after you devour this rich-tasting meal! What are you waiting for?! POP on over to the grocery store and grab what you need to whip together this appetizing dinner tonight!

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 jalapeños, sliced in half and de-seeded
  • 4 slices of full-fat cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese
  • 8 strips bacon

Equipment

  • Cast iron skillet

Method

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Using a meat tenderizer, flatten chicken to about 3/4 inch thickness.
  • Place shredded cheese, jalapeño half, and cream cheese slice on chicken breast. Roll up tightly. Wrap chicken in 2 slices of bacon.
  • Repeat for remaining 3 chicken breasts.
  • Place chicken in a cast iron skillet. Cook for 35 minutes until bacon is crispy and chicken is cooked through.
  • Serve hot!
Rhiannon Ball

Rhiannon loves to cook and bake but has also never said "no" to a takeout burrito (see, she's just like you!). Despite slowly running out of room in her cabinets, she continues to expand her collections of cookbooks and kitchen gadgets and is deeply jealous of people who can just "whip something up" without a recipe. When she's not in the kitchen, you can find her camping and hiking with her husband and rescue dog, Waffles.

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