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Cajun Chicken Stuffed Poblano Peppers - Recipe

Earthy poblano peppers stuffed with a mixture of chicken thighs, a combination of cheddar and pepper jack cheeses, and plenty of Cajun seasonings. Get the recipe here.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 369kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 large poblano peppers
  • 2 boneless chicken thighs chicken breast is great, too
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasonings
  • 4 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 ounces shredded pepper jack cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro + more for topping
  • 1 tablespoon or more of your favorite hot sauce

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Slice the poblano peppers in half lengthwise and scoop out the insides. Set onto a large baking dish.
  • Add the chicken to a mixing bowl and coat with olive oil. Toss with Cajun seasonings.
  • Heat a pan to medium heat and cook the chicken a few minutes per side, until cooked through. Cool and chop. Into a mixing bowl they go.
  • Add cheeses, cilantro and hot sauce, and if desired, a bit more Cajun blend. Mix well.
  • Scoop the mixture into the peppers and bake 15-20 minutes, or until the cheeses are nice and melted.
  • Top with fresh cilantro and serve with extra hot sauce!

Notes

Serves 2-4.

Nutrition

Calories: 369kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 460mg | Potassium: 310mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1640IU | Vitamin C: 50.2mg | Calcium: 430mg | Iron: 1.4mg