Air-Fryer Jalapeño Poppers


Forget the restaurant, you can make these easy jalapeño poppers at home. By air-frying these appetizers, your football party guests can snack guilt-free.

Hands On Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 2 ounce cream cheese, softened

  • ¼ cup finely chopped cooked chicken breast (about 1 1/4 oz.)

  • ¼ cup finely shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (1 oz.)

  • ¼ cup finely chopped green onion

  • 2 tablespoon bottled cayenne pepper sauce (Frank's Red Hot®)

  • 2 teaspoon chopped fresh dill

  • 4 large jalapeño peppers, halved lengthwise (about 1 1/2 oz. each)

  • 2 tablespoon whole-wheat panko breadcrumbs

  • Nonstick cooking spray


  1. Combine cream cheese, chicken, Cheddar, green onions, hot sauce and dill in a medium bowl; stir until well combined. Clean seeds and membranes from jalapeños and stuff evenly with the cream cheese mixture. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs. Place the stuffed jalapeños in the basket of an air fryer; coat with cooking spray. Cook at 370°F until the tops are browned and the jalapeños are tender, about 10 minutes.

    Air Fryer Jalapeño Poppers
    Caitlin Bensel

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

104 Calories
8g Fat
4g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 104
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 26mg 9%
Sodium 288mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 23mg 115%
Calcium 72mg 6%
Potassium 104mg 2%
Folate, total 12mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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