Welcome to Our World of Pepper Jack Chicken
Do you like a bit of a kick in your dishes? Then this pepper jack chicken recipe is for you! The cheese lends a comforting level of creaminess that is balanced perfectly with the spiciness of the peppers. Plus, this is an easy one-pot meal that you can make with minimal clean up.
About the Pepper Jack Cheese
Pepper jack cheese is small cubes of Monterey jack cheese that are seasoned with jalapeno peppers. It brings a lively spiciness to any dish, as well as a delightful creaminess. It is the perfect complement to the chicken in this easy to make meal.
The Main Course:
-3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
-2 cups pepper jack cheese cubes
-3 tablespoons of olive oil
For the Seasonings:
-2 tablespoons of chili powder
-1 teaspoon of garlic powder
-1 teaspoon of onion powder
-1 teaspoon of paprika
-1 teaspoon of oregano
-Salt and pepper to taste
How to Make It
Step 1: Preheat the Oven and Grease a Pan
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and lightly grease a 9×13 inch baking dish.
Step 2: Mix the Seasonings
In a small bowl, mix together the chili powder, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, oregano, salt, and pepper.
Step 3: Prepare the Chicken
Cut the chicken breasts into thin strips and place them in the greased baking dish. Drizzle with the olive oil and sprinkle the seasoning mix over the chicken.
Step 4: Add the Cheese
Scatter the pepper jack cheese cubes over the chicken.
Step 5: Bake
Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through. Enjoy!
This pepper jack chicken dish is the perfect combination of spicy and creamy. The jalapeno peppers in the cheese give it the perfect amount of heat, while the chicken itself becomes tender and juicy after baking. It’s easy to make and a great way to enjoy the flavor of pepper jack cheese. If you’re looking for a similarly delicious meal with a bit of a more traditional flair, try our Chicken Parmesan recipe.