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Slow Cooker Jalapeno Popper Chicken on a serving plate

Slow Cooker Jalapeno Popper Chicken

Shake up your dinner routine with Slow Cooker Jalapeno Popper Chicken! It's easy to make yet full-on flavor!
Course Main Entree
Cuisine American
Keyword slow cooker jalapeno popper chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours 20 minutes
Total Time 8 hours 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 714kcal
Author lalaine


  • Slow cooker


  • 1 butter butter
  • 3 pounds (3 to 4 pieces) boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 teaspoons taco seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 5 jalapenos, sliced
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled


  • Place the butter in the bottom of the crockpot and arrange the chicken breasts in a single layer.
  • Sprinkle the chicken with the taco seasoning and garlic powder.
  • Spread the softened cream cheese evenly on top of the chicken to cover and then the sliced jalapenos.
  • Cover with the lid and cook for 3 to 4 hours on HIGH or 6 to 8 hours on LOW, or until a thermometer inserted in the center reads 165 F.
  • Add the shredded cheese and crumbled bacon on top, as well as additional jalapeno slices.
  • Cover with the lid and continue to cook on HIGH for another 15 to 20 minutes or until the cheese is melted.


Calories: 714kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 83g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 311mg | Sodium: 761mg | Potassium: 1417mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1335IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 276mg | Iron: 2mg