Jalapeno Popper Rice

Jalapeno Popper Rice

It’s Monday!

Jalapeno Popper Rice

That means you deserve some fun food to look forward to after work today. Something with a little

Jalapeno Popper Rice
I mean, seriously, you would think that I would run out of jalapeno things to make. Fortunately, that would be a no, a big fat no

Sometimes you need something besides plain ass rice to go with your chicken or pork- or maybe something different just to eat all by itself. This rice is that good.

I LOVE Basmati rice because it’s so fragrant and fluffy, and pairs so well with jalapeno.


There will never be enough jalapeno recipes; it just can’t happen. 

That’s my jam.

Jalapeno Popper Rice


  • 1 cup Basmati rice
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 6 oz Monterrey Jack cheese
  • 3 tbsp juice from pickled jalapeno jar
  • 1/2 cup whole cream
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • Pickled jalapenos, sliced
  • Flat Italian parsley


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cook rice according to package directions.
  • Combine the rest of ingredients and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Top with pickled jalapenos and parsley.
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  • Shea

    Shea Goldstein is a writer and the voice behind Dixie Chik Cooks. She's also a recipe developer and brand ambassador. She has been published in several media platforms such as Redbook, Parade, Food Blogger Magazine and more. She has been developing recipes and writing since 2009. Shea is a Southern Belle Who's Thinking About What's For Dinner While Eating Lunch

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