16 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 cup sour cream
2 cups Mexican Blend Cheese, shredded
1 pound bacon, cooked and crumbled
2 chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
6 jalapeno peppers, deseeded and diced
2 pounds tater tots
6 green onions, sliced thinly
Preheat the oven to 425*
Line a greased casserole dish with the tater tots
Bake for 15 minutes
While the tater tots are cooking, fry the bacon and crumble when done
Dice the peppers and the onions
In a medium bowl, combine the sour cream, the cream cheese, 1 ½ cups of the shredded cheese, ¾ of the bacon, the diced jalapeno peppers and most of the sliced green onions
Mix in the shredded chicken and stir again
Stir to thoroughly combine thoroughly
Spread the jalapeno mixture over the tater tots
Top with the remaining cheese, sprinkle the remaining bacon on top and the rest of the sliced green onions over the top
Bake at 425* for 20 minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Can I make Jalapeno Popper Chicken Casserole ahead of time?
Yes, Jalapeno Popper Chicken Casserole can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator until ready to bake.
Some recipes may require adjustments in cooking time if the casserole has been refrigerated.
Can I use something other than chicken in the Jalapeno Popper Chicken Casserole?
While chicken is the main ingredient in Jalapeno Popper Chicken Casserole, some recipes may call for ground beef or even shrimp instead.
However, these substitutions may require adjustments in cooking time and temperature.
Can I adjust the spiciness level of Jalapeno Popper Chicken Casserole?
Yes, you can adjust the spiciness level of Jalapeno Popper Chicken Casserole by using more or fewer jalapeno peppers, or by removing the seeds and membranes from the peppers before adding them to the casserole.
Additionally, using milder peppers like poblano peppers can also help to reduce the heat level.
Credit: Mexican Food Recipes