Bourbon Chicken Poppers

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, pounded thin
  • 1 (8 ounce) container cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 jalapeno, seeded and sliced lengthwise
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  1. In a small bowl mix together the cream cheese and cheddar cheese.
  2. Add a heaping spoonful of the cheese mixture to the center cavity of the jalapeño.
  3. To prepare the chicken poppers lay the flattened chicken breasts on a piece of plastic wrap.
  4. Place the jalapeño in the center of the chicken breast and then roll up the chicken around the jalapeño.
  5. Wrap 2 slices of bacon around each chicken breast to hold it together.
  6. Place seam side down on foil and wrap.
  7. Continue doing this with all of the chicken breasts.
  8. Cook the chicken breasts in a 350 degree oven for 20 minutes.
  9. Allow the chicken to cool and then refrigerate for game day.
  10. On game day, combine the BBQ sauce and bourbon in a small bowl.
  11. Unwrap the chicken breasts from the foil and place on a hot grill to rewarm.
  12. Brush with bourbon bbq sauce.
  13. Serve warm.