Chicken-Stuffed Jalapenos

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Appetizer
Chicken-Stuffed Jalapenos

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Chicken-stuffed jalapenos on parchment paper

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Recipe Data

24
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    Description

    They're like your favorite jalapeno popper appetizer, only this healthier version is baked, not fried. 

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 24
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    4 oz.Hy-Vee cream cheese, softened
    1 c.Hy-Vee shredded cheddar cheese
    2 tbsp.Hy-Vee salsa
    1 ½ tsp.ground cumin
    ¼ tsp.Hy-Vee salt
    1 c.finely shredded cooked chicken
    12medium jalapenos, halved and seeded*
    1 ½ tsp.paprika or chili powder, optional

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      Directions

      1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with foil.
      2. In a medium bowl, beat together cream cheese, cheddar cheese, salsa, cumin and salt. Stir in chicken. Spoon about 1 tablespoon into each jalapeno half and place on prepared baking sheet. If desired, sprinkle with paprika or chili powder. Bake about 20 minutes or until golden brown.
      3. * Wear protective gloves to prevent skin irritation while handling peppers.

      Nutrition facts

      Servings

      45 Calories per serving

      Amounts Per Serving

      • Total Fat: 3g
      • Cholesterol: 15mg
      • Sodium: 85mg
      • Total Carbohydrates: 1g
      • Protein: 3g

      Daily Values

      0%
      Vitamin A 4%
      0%
      Vitamin C 15%
      0%
      Iron 0%
      0%
      Calcium 4%

      Recipe Source:

      Hy-Vee Seasons Fall 2012.