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dipping air fryer jalapeno poppers in sauce

Air Fryer Jalapeno Poppers

Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Air Fryer Jalapeno Poppers are the perfect game day snack made with spicy peppers filled with creamy cheese, chicken, and bacon stuffing.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Air Fryer Jalapeno Poppers
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 133 kcal
Author: Catalina Castravet


  • 8 large jalapeño peppers halved lengthwise
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened to room temperature
  • 1/4 cup very finely chopped cooked chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup fried bacon bits
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • tablespoons finely chopped scallion
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons panko breadcrumbs


  1. Preheat air fryer to 370 degrees F.

  2. In a medium bowl, make the filling by mixing cream cheese with chicken, bacon, cheddar cheese, scallions, garlic, hot sauce; stir until well combined.

  3. After cutting the jalapenos in half, remove the seeds and membranes, and stuff evenly with the cream cheese mixture. Sprinkle with panko breadcrumbs.

  4. Arrange the stuffed jalapeños in the air fryer basket and lightly spray with cooking spray.

  5. Air fry until the tops are browned and the jalapeños are tender, for about 10 minutes.

  6. Sprinkle with more diced cooked bacon and green onions before serving.

  7. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Air Fryer Jalapeno Poppers
Amount Per Serving
Calories 133 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 26mg9%
Sodium 330mg14%
Potassium 102mg3%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 419IU8%
Vitamin C 19mg23%
Calcium 80mg8%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.