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Jalapeño Popper Chicken Crescent Casserole

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Jalapeño Popper Chicken Crescent Casserole
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 8
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All the flavor of jalapeño poppers in the form of a casserole? Indeed.
Updated Oct 10, 2018

Ingredients

Make With
Make With
Progresso Broth

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until tender. Reduce heat to medium-low; stir in chicken broth, cream cheese spread, pepper and 1 1/2 cups of the Cheddar cheese. Stir frequently until cheese is melted. Add chicken; continue heating 3 to 5 minutes or until heated through. Transfer mixture to baking dish.
  • 3
    Unroll crescent dough (if using crescent roll dough, pinch seams to seal); sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese and the jalapeño chiles.
  • 4
    Tightly roll up dough; spray blade of sharp knife with cooking spray, and cut dough into 16 slices. Place on top of hot chicken mixture. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until crescent dough is deep golden brown and casserole is heated through. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Spraying the blade of the knife with cooking spray helps prevent sticking when cutting the dough pinwheel rounds.
  • tip 2
    Having a hot casserole base is important so crescent dough bakes all the way through.
  • tip 3
    The spice levels of jalapeños vary naturally. If you prefer more heat, try stirring 1 tablespoon jalapeño into the casserole base, in addition to what's in the crescent pinwheel topping.

Nutrition Information

410 Calories, 28g Total Fat, 24g Protein, 15g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
410
Calories from Fat
250
Total Fat
28g
43%
Saturated Fat
13g
66%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
95mg
32%
Sodium
870mg
36%
Potassium
180mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
5g
Protein
24g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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