Jalapeno popper stuffed chicken is a really fast and easy recipe that's perfect for a weeknight. Chicken breasts are stuffed with a mixture of cream cheese, cheddar and jalapenos and baked to perfection.
Slice each chicken breast lengthwise 3/4th of the way so that its butterflied but not sliced completely in a way that you create a pocket.
In a bowl, mix together cream cheese, cheddar and jalapeno and set aside. In another bowl, whisk together egg, salt and pepper and set aside. And in a third bowl, mix breadcrumbs, salt and paprika and set aside.
Stuff the chicken breast with the jalapeno mixture and secure the edges with a toothpick. Repeat till all the chicken breasts are stuffed.
Sprinkle salt and pepper on both sides of the breast and then dip each breast first in the egg mixture and then dredge it with breadcrumbs.
Place these prepared chicken breasts on a baking sheet and brush the top with melted butter. Bake for 30-35 minutes till the internal temperature of the chicken is 165F. Serve hot.