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4.73 from 11 votes

Jalapeno Chicken

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
This quick and easy jalapeno chicken recipe requires simple ingredients and is ready in 30 minutes. It's rich and creamy and inspired by Asian flavors.
Servings: 4 people
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese, Mexican
Calories: 222 kcal
Author: CakeWhiz

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Sesame oil Or 1 tbsp sesame oil + 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 pound Boneless chicken (cut into 2 inch cubes)
  • 1 tsp Garlic paste
  • 1 tsp Ginger paste
  • 1 tsp Soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp Sriracha sauce
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice or vinegar
  • 1 Small jalapeno (finely chopped)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp Cream cheese
  • 1 tbsp Heavy cream or milk
Garnish:
  • 1 Jalapeno (thinly sliced)
  • Green onions (thinly sliced)

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a wide non-stick pan over medium heat.
  2. Add the chicken, garlic paste, ginger paste, soy sauce, Sriracha sauce, lemon juice, finely chopped jalapenos, salt, pepper and mix everything together.
  3. Cover the pan and cook for about 8 minutes on medium high heat until chicken is fully cooked.
  4. Remove the lid and let it cook for a few more minutes When the water has almost evaporated, lower the the heat and add cream cheese and heavy cream. Mix thoroughly and cook for about 1 minute.
  5. Garnish with jalapenos and green onions.
  6. Serve immediately with rice. Enjoy!

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Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Jalapeno Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 222 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 81mg 27%
Sodium 315mg 13%
Potassium 419mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Protein 24g 48%
Vitamin A 4.3%
Vitamin C 15.1%
Calcium 0.9%
Iron 2.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.