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Tailgate Jalepeno Chicken Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Brad Welsch
Added: Tuesday, April 8, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - pounded to 1/4 inch thickness
1 (16 ounce) bottle italian or gazebo room dressing
3 fresh jalapeno peppers, halved lengthwise and seeded
1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/2 cp cheddar or velvetta cheese
12 slices bacon
toothpicks

Directions:
Directions:
Place chicken breasts in a dish with the Gazebo room or Italian dressing. Cover, and marinate in the refrigerator at least 2 hours.
Preheat the grill for high heat. Stuff each jalapeno half with cream cheese. Roll chicken breasts around jalapeno peppers. Wrap each chicken breast with a slice of bacon. Secure with toothpicks. Lightly oil the grill grate. Arrange wrapped chicken breasts on the prepared grill. Cook for 20 minutes, turning frequently, or until bacon is browned and the chicken juices run clear.

 

 

 

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