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Easy Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipe

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Quick and easy jalapeño popper stuffed chicken breast recipe, made with simple ingredients on the stovetop and makes a delicious 30 minute weeknight meal.
Servings: 4 Chicken breasts
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Calories: 534 kcal
Author: CakeWhiz


  • 8 oz Cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup Mozzarella cheese
  • 1/3 cup Cheddar cheese
  • 2 Jalapenos Finely chopped
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp Onion powder
  • 4 Chicken breasts
  • 2-3 tbsp Taco seasoning
  • Olive oil For pan frying
  • 1 Jalapeño Sliced into circles, For garnish
  • 1 Lemon
  • Cilantro For garnish


  1. In a mixing bowl, add cream cheese, mozzarella cheese, cheddar cheese, jalapeños, salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder and mix until smooth. Keep aside.

  2. Use a sharp knife to slice halfway through the chicken breasts to make a pocket. 

  3. Spread some cheese mixture into each pocket and secure it with toothpicks. 

  4. Spread taco seasoning on both sides of the chicken breasts. 

  5. Heat oil in a non-stick pan

  6. Place the chicken and pan fry one side until golden brown. Then flip it over and pan fry the other side. 

  7. Cover and cook for about 10-12 minutes or until chicken is fully cooked. 

  8. Remove from pan and place on a plate and squeeze some lemon juice on top and garnish with sliced jalapeños and cilantro. Enjoy!

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Recipe Notes

  • Read all my tips above.
  • This tastes best when served fresh but leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 2 days and reheated in the microwave or stovetop.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 534 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Fat 30g46%
Saturated Fat 15g75%
Cholesterol 224mg75%
Sodium 669mg28%
Potassium 987mg28%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 56g112%
Vitamin A 1225IU25%
Vitamin C 30.1mg36%
Calcium 189mg19%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.