Jalapeño Popper Everything

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Last updated on August 16th, 2022

cooked jalapeño poppers

It’s the time of year where everyone is starting to get in the holiday spirit, and you may be looking for a fun food idea that can work at a party. Jalapeno poppers are an easy, festive recipe that can be made ahead of time and quickly rewarmed in the oven.

This is a good appetizer to serve because the ingredients are easy to find at any grocery store. You can buy everything you need in one go. Jalapeno poppers can be served with ranch or French dressing, making them even tastier.

What is a Jalapeño Popper?

A jalapeño popper is a dish made with fried or baked tortillas stuffed with cheese, meat, vegetables, and sometimes other ingredients like chili sauce and jalapeños. It’s often served at Mexican restaurants and bars.

This article will give you step-by-step instructions on making this all-time favorite jalapeño popper chicken at home. 

How to Cook Jalapeño Popper Chicken

jalapeño poppers chicken in white plate

Everyone’s favorite appetizer, chicken combined with the flavors of jalapeño poppers. Definitely a great appetizer to serve for any season.

INGREDIENTS

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. While the chicken is baking, add bacon to a medium-size saucepan over medium heat. Cook until almost crispy. Then add garlic, jalapeño, and flour. Stir constantly for 2-3 minutes.
  2.  Reduce the temperature to low and stir the milk, cream cheese, paprika, cayenne, and cumin into the pot. Whisk and cook the mixture over medium heat until it begins to thicken. Turn off the heat and constantly whisk until the mixture reaches a boil. Remove from the heat. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Place sauce on the side to serve with your chicken, or you can toss in the prepared sauce and enjoy!

 

If you want to try more jalapeno recipes, you can try this Bacon Jalapeno Poppers. We really like this quick and easy recipe! It’s so easy to make and is a fun appetizer/snack for any party or game night.

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Jalapeño Popper Everything

Everyone's favorite appetizer, chicken combined with the flavors of jalapeño poppers. Definitely a great appetizer to serve for any season.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time40 minutes
Author: The Endless Appetite

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 lbs cooked chicken baked or fried
  • 4 slices bacon cut into small chunks
  • 1 tbs all-purpose flour
  • 3 pcs jalapeños halved, seeded, minced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • salt & pepper

Instructions

  • While the chicken is baking, add bacon to a medium-size saucepan over medium heat. Cook until almost crispy. Then add garlic, jalapeño, and flour. Stir constantly for 2-3 minutes.
  • Reduce the temperature to low and stir the milk, cream cheese, paprika, cayenne, and cumin into the pot. Whisk and cook the mixture over medium heat until it begins to thicken. Turn off the heat and constantly whisk until the mixture reaches a boil. Remove from the heat. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place sauce on the side to serve with your chicken, or you can toss in the prepared sauce and enjoy!

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