Recipes and Cooking Jalapeno Chicken Breasts 3.9 (52) 3 Reviews By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Bake Time: 15 mins Slow Cook Time: 5 hrs Total Time: 5 hrs 15 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 6 bone-in chicken breast halves, skinned 1 tablespoon chili powder ⅛ teaspoon salt ½ cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 2 tablespoon lemon juice ⅓ cup sliced pickled jalapeño chile pepper, drained 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 tablespoon cold water 1 8 ounce package reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel), softened and cut into cubes 2 slices regular bacon or turkey bacon, crisp-cooked, drained, and crumbled (optional) Directions Sprinkle chicken with chili powder and salt. Arrange chicken, bone sides down, in a 4 1/2- to 6-quart slow cooker. Pour broth and lemon juice around chicken. Top with drained jalapeño pepper. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Transfer chicken and jalapeño pepper to a serving platter, reserving cooking liquid. Cover chicken and keep warm. If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. For sauce, in a small bowl, combine cornstarch and the water; stir into cooking liquid. Add cream cheese, whisking until combined. Cover and cook about 15 minutes more or until thickened. Serve chicken with sauce. If desired, sprinkle with bacon. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 329 Calories 11g Fat 5g Carbs 49g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 329 % Daily Value * Total Fat 11g 14% Saturated Fat 6g 30% Cholesterol 143mg 48% Sodium 489mg 21% Total Carbohydrate 5g 2% Total Sugars 1g Protein 49g Vitamin C 5.9mg 30% Calcium 80.8mg 6% Iron 1.6mg 9% Potassium 474mg 10% Folate, total 12.1mcg Vitamin B-12 0.6mcg Vitamin B-6 0.9mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.