Jalapeno Popper Chicken Salad

Jalapeno Popper Chicken Salad is super creamy with lots of jalapenos, cheddar cheese, and bacon. This is a chicken salad for people who love bold, spicy flavor.

Jalapeno Popper Chicken Salad

 

I love Jalapeno Popper anything: Jalapeno Popper Potato Salad, Jalapeno Popper Pasta Salad, Jalapeno Popper Deviled Eggs. You just can’t go wrong with jalapenos!

Jalapeno Popper Chicken Salad

 

I used mayonnaise and cream cheese for the base of this chicken salad.  Trust me. Chicken salad tastes so rich and good with cream cheese mixed in.

I like to primarily use pickled jalapeno peppers for this recipe. I also chop up a fresh jalapeno pepper and add it in for double the jalapeno flavor. For even more flavor, I add a little juice from the jar of pickled jalapenos.

Jalapeno Popper Chicken Salad Wrap

 

Chicken Salad goes from boring to to spicy with this Jalapeno Popper Chicken salad. Eat it on a bed of lettuce or make a sandwich or wrap with it.

Jalapeno Popper Chicken Salad

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Jalapeno Popper Chicken Salad
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Jalapeno Popper Chicken Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 

Jalapeno Popper Chicken Salad is super creamy with lots of jalapenos, cheddar cheese, and bacon. This is a chicken salad for people who love bold, spicy flavor.

Course: Salad
Servings: 4
Ingredients
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 cups shredded cooked chicken, I use rotisserie chicken
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped pickled jalapenos
  • 1 tablespoon juice from the jar of pickled jalapenos
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 fresh jalapeno, chopped
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Instructions
  1. Place cream cheese, mayonnaise, and garlic powder in a large bowl. Stir until smooth.

  2. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and chill at least 1 hour before eating.

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