Chicken in a creamy cheesy sauce with pieces of jalapeno and loads of bacon. This Jalapeno Popper Chicken Casserole is one of the best casseroles ever.
When I decided to make this for dinner I knew I needed another jalapeno to slice to put on top. So, I called my husband and asked if he could stop at the farmer’s market. He said yes. Great. And then he was late. So I had to bake the casserole without the sliced jalapenos on top. Not a big deal until I topped it with raw ones and he said, “You know you aren’t supposed to serve raw jalapenos? You should blanch those first.”
Yeah. They were supposed to be baked on top of the casserole. But I really wanted to share this with you today. And my kids really wanted dinner at the usual time. So it got topped with raw jalapenos. Que Sera, Sera. I can hear my grandmother singing it in my head whenever I think of that song.
Jalapeno Popper Chicken Casserole – Low Carb, Grain Free, THM S
8 oz cream cheese
1/2 cup mayo
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup shredded cheddar
1/2 cup bacon crumbles
1/2 cup seeded and diced jalapeno or poblano pepper (use poblano for less heat)
1 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 lb chicken breasts, cooked and chopped
1/4 cup shredded cheddar
1/4 cup crumbled bacon
1 thinly sliced and seeded jalapeno, optional
Preheat oven to 350.
Combine the first 8 casserole ingredients in a large bowl. Mix until smooth. Add the cooked chicken. Top with the reserved cheddar, bacon, and sliced jalapenos (if using).
Bake for 35 minutes or until bubbly and hot. Serve with a side salad.
10 minPrep Time
35 minCook Time
45 minTotal Time
Yields 8 servings
- 2 lb chicken breasts, cooked and chopped
- 8 oz cream cheese
- 1/2 cup mayo
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 1/2 cup shredded cheddar
- 1/2 cup bacon crumbles
- 1/2 cup seeded and diced jalapeno or poblano pepper
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 cup shredded cheddar
- 1/4 cup crumbled bacon
- 1 thinly sliced and seeded jalapeno, optional
- Combine the first 8 casserole ingredients in a large bowl. Mix until smooth. Add the cooked chicken. Top with the reserved cheddar, bacon, and sliced jalapenos (if using).
- Bake for 35 minutes or until bubbly and hot. Serve with a side salad.
|Amount Per Serving, 8 servings per recipe|
Total Fat 36.9g
Saturated Fat 16.6g
Total Carbohydrates 3.7g
Dietary Fiber 0.0g
Vitamin A 15%
Vitamin C 38%
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