Creamy Jalapeno Popper Chicken Thighs

Creamy Jalapeno Popper Chicken Thighs

Recipe by JancCourse: DinnerCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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  • 1 tbsp butter or olive oil

  • 6-8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs

  • 2 tsp chili powder (decrease if you don’t like strong spice)

  • 1 tsp cumin

  • 1/4 tsp mineral salt

  • 1/2 cup diced onion

  • 1/4 cup diced pickled jalapenos

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • ground pepper, to taste

  • 1/2 cup chicken broth

  • 4 oz. cream cheese

  • 1 cup cheddar cheese

  • 1 cup fried and crumbled bacon


  • Melt butter in a large skillet or frying pan over medium heat. Add chicken thighs. Season with chili powder, cumin, and mineral salt. Fry chicken thighs on both sides until cooked through. Remove chicken from skillet and set aside.
  • Add diced onion and jalapeno to meat drippings and cook for 5 minutes, or until onion is translucent. Add minced garlic. Cook for 1 minute longer. Sprinkle with black pepper to taste. Add in chicken broth and cream cheese. Cook and stir until smooth. Stir in cheddar cheese and bacon crumbles until cheese is melted. Return chicken thighs to pan and coat in sauce. Cover and simmer for 7-9 minutes. Serve and enjoy!
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