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!

Yummy Low Carb Appetizers!

There is always a party, gathering or event around the corner that puts a big emphasis on food, but it isn’t always good enough reason to go off plan. So, why not have some low carb appetizers you turn to to bring along so you have something delicious to eat?! If you want to bring a couple show stoppers, including these air fryer jalapeno poppers, give these a try!

Tip: Wherever you take them ask the host to reheat them in the oven at 300 for 10 minutes so they are warm when ready to serve!

Easy Air Fryer Jalapeno Poppers


  • 12 medium jalapenos
  • 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 oz rotisserie chicken, shredded or chopped
  • 1/2 tsp pink Himalayan salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


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

  • Slice the jalapenos long ways and remove the seeds.

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

  • 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.

  • Transfer jalapenos to a cutting board.

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

  • 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).

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

  • 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.

  • 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!


Net Carbs: 2g Serving Size: 4 jalapeno poppers (halves) Yields: 24 jalapeno poppers (halves)

Nutrition Facts

Easy Air Fryer Jalapeno Poppers

Amount Per Serving

Calories 148 Calories from Fat 117

% Daily Value*

Fat 13g20%

Carbohydrates 3g1%

Fiber 1g4%

Protein 7g14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.