Keto Jalapeno Popper Chicken Casserole

Last Updated on May 10, 2021 by Toya

If you like jalapeno poopers filled with cream cheese and bacon, then you will love this keto jalapeño popper chicken casserole even more. This casserole has the flavor of the jalapeno popper with the addition of chicken. It is rich and fulfilling dish that is perfect for lunch or dinner. 

keto jalapeno popper chicken casserole

What is a jalapeño popper chicken casserole?

A jalapeño popper chicken casserole is a casserole dish that tastes similar to jalapeño poppers with an addition of soft chicken pieces. 

This is the best casserole you can make as it is very easy and does not require special skills. The casserole is suitable for lunch or dinner, but also for family gatherings. This casserole combines layers of chicken, cheese, jalapeños, and cheddar cheese. It is the great dish when you need something rich in flavor and proteins.

Tips for making chicken casserole. 

To avoid any water in the casserole, as it may appear, make sure your chicken is not tightly packed. Also, pat dry the chicken before use. 

Ingredients for jalapeño popper chicken casserole

  • 1 lb chicken fillets, cubed
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 8oz cream cheese
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 5 jalapeno peppers, seeded, chopped
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 slices bacon, or prosciutto, cooked, crumbled
  • Salt, to taste

How to make keto jalapeno popper chicken casserole

To make, gather all of your ingredients in one place and preheat the oven to 375F.

ingredients for keto jalapeno popper chicken casserole

Line a casserole dish with baking paper.

Season the chicken with salt and place in a casserole dish.

In a bowl, combine cream cheese, garlic powder, and heavy cream, then spread this cheese mixture over the chicken.

Place the chopped jalapeños over the cheese and chicken and cover all with the grated cheddar cheese.

 

Bake the casserole for 45 minutes. once baked, top with bacon.

low carb jalapeno popper chicken casserole

Recipe variations

You can top the casserole with bacon, prosciutto or even pepperoni slices. Instead of chicken you can use turkey meat.

How to store jalapeño popper keto casserole

You can store the casserole in a fridge, airtight container for 3 days. 

Or freeze in a freezer-friendly casserole dish, or airtight container and store up to a month. To serve, thaw overnight and reheat in oven for 10 minutes.

What to serve with jalapeño popper casserole

You can serve this casserole with a fresh salad or keto bread. 

Tools used

  • Knife, bowl, casserole dish, baking paper

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Keto Jalapeño Popper Casserole

Keto Jalapeño Popper Casserole

Yield: 1 casserole
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

If you like jalapeño poopers filled with cream cheese and bacon, then you will love this keto jalapeño popper casserole even more. This casserole has the flavor of the jalapeño popper with the addition of chicken. It is rich and fulfilling dish that is perfect for lunch or dinner. 

Ingredients

  • 1lb chicken fillets, cubed
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 8oz cream cheese
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 5 jalapeno peppers, seeded, chopped
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 slices bacon, or prosciutto, cooked, crumbled
  • Salt, to taste

Instructions

    1. To make, gather all of your ingredients in one place and preheat the oven to 375F.
    2. Line a casserole dish with baking paper.
    3. Season the chicken with salt and place in a casserole dish.
    4. In a bowl, combine cream cheese, garlic powder, and heavy cream, then spread this cheese mixture over the chicken.
    5. Place the chopped jalapeños over the cheese and chicken and cover all with the grated cheddar cheese.
    6. Bake the casserole for 45 minutes. once baked, top with bacon.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1/6 casserole
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 530Total Fat: 42gSaturated Fat: 21gCholesterol: 160mgSodium: 684mgCarbohydrates: 4.8gNet Carbohydrates: 4.5gFiber: 0.3gSugar: 2.7gProtein: 32g

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