chilli popper inspired chicken breasts



I was inspired by my chilli popper post to make some chilli popper chicken! All the goodness of the chilli poppers but substantial enough for dinner

INGREDIENTS (per person)


  • 1 chicken breast, butterflied = cut almost in half (don’t cut through the breast)
  • 1T jalapeno slices
  • 1/4 chevin goats cheese / 1T feta / 2T cheese
  • 3 rashers bacon
  • toothpicks
  • salt and pepper


  • Preheat oven to 180*
  • Season the chicken breast
  • Put the cheese in the chicken cavity, then the jalapeno slices
  • Roll up and wrap in the bacon rashers
  • Seal with toothpicks
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  • Place on a greased oven tray and back for +- 20 minutes
  • Heat a frying pan to medium/hot
  • Fry the chicken breast for a minute on each side until the bacon is crispy
  • Serve with a salad / veg

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