The perfect football-party food, classic jalapeño poppers get a crispy upgrade in an air fryer. Cream cheese tempers the just-right hint of heat from the pepper and Buffalo sauce. To save time, you can stuff the peppers ahead of the party and fry them just before serving.

Adam Hickman
Source:, January 2019


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine cream cheese, chicken, Cheddar, scallion, 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 degrees F until the tops are browned and the jalapeños are tender, about 10 minutes.


Nutrition Facts

103.7 calories; protein 4.8g 10% DV; carbohydrates 4.3g 1% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 0.8g 3% DV; sugars 1.4g; fat 7.6g 12% DV; saturated fat 4.3g 21% DV; cholesterol 25.8mg 9% DV; vitamin a iu 479.1IU 10% DV; vitamin c 23.1mg 39% DV; folate 11.8mcg 3% DV; calcium 71.8mg 7% DV; iron 0.3mg 2% DV; magnesium 8.6mg 3% DV; potassium 103.5mg 3% DV; sodium 288.2mg 12% DV; thiaminmg 2% DV.