Jalapeno Popper Tater Tot Chicken Casserole
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5 from 24 votes

Jalapeno Popper Tater Tot Chicken Casserole

This Jalapeno Popper Tater Tot Chicken Casserole is one of my new favorite meals. Creamy, cheesy and filling. Not spicy but so, so good!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Jalapeno Popper Tater Tot Chicken Casserole
Servings: 8
Calories: 667kcal
Author: Brandie @ The Country Cook


  • 1 (2 lb) bag frozen tater tots
  • 2 (8 oz) blocks cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 2 cups Mexican shredded cheese, divided use
  • 6 green onions, sliced
  • 6 jalapeno peppers, seeds removed and diced
  • 1 pound bacon, cooked and crumbled, divided use
  • 1 family size rotisserie chicken, meat removed and diced into chunks


  • Preheat oven to 425f degrees.
  • Spread tater tots into the bottom a 9 x 13" baking dish. Bake tater tots for about 15 minutes.
  • While tater tots are cooking, in a medium bowl, stir together cream cheese and sour cream. Season with garlic salt and pepper. Stir in half the shredded cheese,half the green onions, diced jalapeƱo peppers and half the cooked bacon until combined well.
  • Once the tater tots are cooked, remove from the oven (but don't turn the oven off.) Spread diced chicken on top of the cooked tater tots.
  • Then layer the cream cheese mixture on top of the chicken. Just do your best to spread it out.
  • Sprinkle the top with the rest of the shredded cheese, green onions and bacon.
  • Cook, uncovered, for about 20 minutes. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving.
  • Then dig in! Serve with a salad.


Calories: 667kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 52g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 170mg | Sodium: 1119mg | Potassium: 480mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 685IU | Vitamin C: 14.4mg | Calcium: 241mg | Iron: 2.1mg