Prep Time10 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time58 mins 

Jalapeno Popper Chicken is an easy keto meal that whips up in about 35 minutes. Creamy and delicious, and the whole family loves it!Course: Main CourseCuisine: AmericanKeyword: jalapeno popper chicken, keto jalapeno popper chickenServings: 6 servingsCalories: 423 kcalIngredients

  • 4 slices bacon chopped
  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 3 to 4 tbsp heavy whipping cream
  • 2 cloves garlic finely minced
  • 2 small jalapeno peppers minced
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 375F.
  2. In a large skillet over medium, cook the chopped bacon until crisp. Remove to a plate and remove all but 1 tbsp of the grease.
  3. Pat the chicken thighs dry and sprinkle both sides with salt and pepper. Add the chicken thighs to the skillet and cook until nicely browned, about 3 to 4 minutes per side.
  4. Remove from heat and transfer the thighs to a glass or ceramic baking dish.
  5. In a medium bowl, whisk together the cream cheese, whipping cream, and garlic. Spread over the chicken in the dish.
  6. Sprinkle with the jalapeno and cheddar cheese, then sprinkle with the chopped bacon. Bake about 20 minutes, until the cheese is melted and the chicken is cooked through.