Air Fryer Recipes

Jalapeño Poppers

Jalapeño Poppers

Serves: 12 pieces

Time: 24 minutes


  • 6 jalapeno chilis
  • 100g cream cheese
  • 100g sharp cheddar cheese
  • Pinch of smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp melted garlic butter
  • ½ cup panko breadcrumbs
  • ½ cup parmesan


  1. Slice the jalapeno poppers in half lengthways
  2. Remove the seeds and membranes from the inside of the jalapenos. If you like the popper extra hot, leave the seeds in the peppers
  3. Place the poppers in the basket and steam for 6 minutes. The poppers should be cooked but not soft
  4. Allow to cool slightly
  5. While the peppers are cooling, mix together the cheeses, paprika and salt and pepper
  6. Spoon the mixture into the halved peppers and smooth out the surface
  7. In a separate bowl, mix the panko and parmesan.
  8. Turn the poppers upside down and dip the cheese-filled peppers into the breadcrumb mix
  9. Grill in the air fryer at 200 ̊C for 8 minutes or until the crumbs are golden and crunchy

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