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Easy Air Fryer Jalapeno Poppers

Another air fryer recipe in the books and this one is one to write home about. If you aren’t a fan of traditional jalapeno poppers our twist using chicken will make these air fryer jalapeno poppers you new go to snack and low carb appetizer to serve at parties!

Air Fryer Jalapeno Poppers

Easy Air Fryer Jalapeno Poppers

Jalapeno peppers stuffed with a cream cheese chicken mixture then cooked in the air fryer until crispy on the outside and melted on the inside.



¾ 12 medium jalapenos12 medium jalapenos

¾ 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature8 oz cream cheese, room temperature

¾ 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese

¾ 4 oz rotisserie chicken, shredded or chopped4 oz rotisserie chicken, shredded or chopped

¾ 1/2 tsp pink Himalayan salt1/2 tsp pink Himalayan salt

¾ 1/4 tsp black pepper1/4 tsp black pepper

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1 Preheat your air fryer for 2-3 minutes at 375°F.


2 Slice the jalapenos long ways and remove the seeds.


3 In a medium bowl combine, cream cheese, 3/4 of the shredded cheese, rotisserie chicken, salt and pepper using a spatula. Set aside.


4 Add the jalapenos (in batches if necessary) to the air fryer and cook for 1-2 minutes until edges start to brown/blacken and jalapenos are slightly tender.


5 Transfer jalapenos to a cutting board.


6 Fill each of the jalapeno haves will filling. Top with remaining shredded cheese.


7 Place the filled jalapenos halves into the air fryer basket. Shut the basket and cook at 375°F for 4-6 minutes until cheese has melted and slightly crisped (browning in color).


8 Remove to a plate and repeat the rest of the stuffed poppers until complete.


9 Serve immediately. Best stored in an air tight container in the fridge up to 5 days and reheated in the air fryer at 400 for 3-4 minutes.


10 Note: air fryer vary highly in hot quickly they cook food so keep an eye on the jalapenos when pre-cooking as they can burn easily!

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