One Pan Chicken and Jalapeno Popper Creamed Corn


One Pan Chicken and Jalapeno Popper Creamed Corn

One Pan Chicken and Jalapeno Popper Creamed Corn

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Servings: 4

Pan seared seasoned chicken served on a jalapeno popper creamed corn with plenty of cheese!

ingredients
    For the chicken:
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs, pounded thin
  • 2 teaspoons taco seasoning
  • For the jalapeno popper creamed corn:
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 1 jalapeno, sliced or diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced/grated or chopped
  • 4 cups corn (fresh or thawed frozen)
  • 1 cup milk (or cream or chicken broth)
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, warmed
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • salt and pepper to taste
directions
    For the chicken:
  1. Heat the oil in a pan over medium-high heat, add the chicken, seasoned with the taco seasoning, and cook until cooked through, about 3-5 minutes per side, before setting aside.
  2. For the jalapeno popper creamed corn:
  3. Melt the butter in the pan over medium heat, add the onion and jalapeno and cook until tender, about 5-7 minutes.
  4. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about a minute.
  5. Add the corn, milk, cream cheese and cheddar, bring to a simmer, and cook until the cheese has melted.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve topped with the chicken.

Note: If you prefer less heat, use less jalapeno and if you like it spicy, use more!
Option: Add 4 strips cooked and crumbled bacon!
Option: Add 1 tablespoon lime juice.
Option: Add 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro!
Option: Add 2 sliced green onions.

Nutrition Facts: Calories 515, Fat 35g (Saturated 17g, Trans 0.5g), Cholesterol 164mg, Sodium 489mg, Carbs 36g (Fiber 3g, Sugars 15g), Protein 41g

Nutrition by: Nutritional facts powered by Edamam



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