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Jalapeño Popper Chicken Casserole Recipe

Looking for a dish that’s bursting with flavor and perfect for any occasion? Say hello to our Jalapeño Popper Chicken Casserole Recipe! Whether it’s a cozy family dinner or a weekend get-together with friends, this dish is sure to impress. Packed with juicy chicken, spicy jalapeños, creamy cheese, and crispy bacon, it’s a delightful twist on the classic jalapeño popper. Get ready to spice up your mealtime with this irresistible casserole!

Jalapeño Popper Chicken Casserole

Jalapeño Popper Chicken Casserole

Spice up your dinner routine with our irresistible Jalapeño Popper Chicken Casserole!


  • 2 lbs cooked/shredded chicken breast
  • 6 oz shredded Mexican blend cheese
  • 3 oz diced yellow onion
  • 4 jalapeños, sliced (about 3 oz total)
  • 7 oz Philadelphia Jalapeño cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • Sea salt and garlic powder, to taste
  • Crispy bacon pieces (3 slices, or more if desired)
  • Fresh green onion, chopped (for garnish)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. In a skillet, sauté the diced yellow onion and sliced jalapeños with a small splash of oil until they are cooked and soft.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the cooked chicken, shredded Mexican blend cheese, sautéed onion and jalapeños, Philadelphia Jalapeño cream cheese, chili powder, sea salt, and garlic powder. Mix until thoroughly combined (ensure the cream cheese is softened for easier mixing).
  4. Transfer the mixture to a greased 9×11 casserole dish, spreading it out evenly.
  5. Sprinkle the crispy bacon pieces over the top of the mixture in the casserole dish.
  6. Place the casserole dish in the preheated oven and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the casserole is heated through and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  7. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with chopped green onion for added freshness and flavor.
  8. Serve hot and enjoy! For an extra kick, drizzle with ranch or blue cheese dressing.

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

  • Chicken breast: Negligible carb content
  • Mexican blend cheese: Negligible carb content
  • Yellow onion: ~8g net carbs per 100g
  • Jalapeños: ~4g net carbs per 100g
  • Philadelphia Jalapeño cream cheese: ~2g net carbs per oz
  • Chili powder: Negligible carb content
  • Sea salt and garlic powder: Negligible carb content
  • Bacon: Negligible carb content
  • Green onion: ~1g net carb per tablespoon

Total estimated carb content: ~5-7g net carbs per serving (depending on ingredient quantities)

Spice Up Your Dinner!

With our Jalapeño Popper Chicken Casserole Recipe, you can bring the bold flavors of jalapeño poppers to your dinner table in a satisfying casserole form. Whether you’re a fan of spicy dishes or simply looking to spice up your meal rotation, this dish is a winner. Plus, it’s easy to make and perfect for meal prep! So gather your ingredients, whip up a batch, and get ready to enjoy a taste sensation that’s sure to become a family favorite. Spice up your mealtime routine today!

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