Frozen Jalapeno Poppers In Air Fryer

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It’s so quick and easy to cook Frozen Jalapeno Poppers in air fryer! These delicious and crave-worthy snacks turn out perfect every time and are ready to serve in minutes. 

Suitable for vegetarian diets. Post includes Weight Watchers points.

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You are going to love how easy it is to make frozen jalapeno poppers in the air fryer! Air fryers are perfect for cooking frozen foods like jalapeno poppers and mozzarella sticks.

There is no need to preheat anything, so you can often get your snacks on the table before you could even preheat your oven.  Just as easy to make as these burritos, delicious meatballs, these awesome chicken wings, and crispy french fries.

If you’re hankering for a satisfying snack that’s going to be ready fast, these air fryer frozen jalapeno poppers are going to hit the spot. Plus, the process is easy enough for older kids to cook on their own, and cleanup is a breeze.

Frozen jalapeno poppers cook fast enough in the air fryer that they are the perfect appetizer for parties, happy hour gatherings, and game day viewing

Why Make This Recipe

  • Easy – From freezer to table in under 10 minutes!
  • Perfect for Kids – Older kids can make these on their own, so they make a great afterschool snack.
  • Perfect for Entertaining – Keep hot appetizers flowing when you host a game day watch party or another gathering. 

Ingredient Notes

This recipe uses store-bought frozen Jalapeno Poppers that have not been thawed. They are cooked straight from frozen. No extra oil is needed for cooking these.

Ready to whip up this totally crave-worthy snack? Then grab those frozen poppers and I will show you…

How To Make Frozen Jalapeno Poppers in the Air Fryer

Get the complete ingredients list and instructions from the recipe card below.

  1. Preheat Air Fryer to 350F / 180C. Place frozen jalapeno poppers in the air fryer basket in a single layer.
  2. Cook the frozen poppers for 7-9 minutes until they are golden and the cheese is melted. 

Expert Tips 

  • Check your manual to see if you should preheat your air fryer. Not all models recommend this step. 
  • Place the frozen poppers in a single layer with a bit of space between each so the air can circulate. 
  • If necessary, cook the poppers in batches.
  • Give the jalapeno poppers a shake halfway through cooking
  • Watch the poppers closely, so the cheese doesn’t ooze out of them. Adjust cooking time accordingly. 

Storage 

  • Store – Jalapeno popper can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat – Reheat cold jalapeno poppers in the air fryer at 400F / 204C for 1-2 minutes or until heated through. 

FAQs

How Long To Cook Jalapeno Poppers In The Air Fryer?

It only takes 7-9 minutes to cook frozen jalapeno poppers in air fryer. You may need to make adjustments based on your individual air fryer, as cook times can vary depending on the make and model.

What Can I Serve With Jalapeno Poppers?

Jalapeno Poppers are perfect as a stand-alone snack or make a great appetizer to serve alongside hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken strips, or even pizza. They are also fun as part of a “snacky dinner” of finger foods like mozzarella sticks, hot wings, potato skins, and onion rings. 

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Serving Suggestions

The Best Dip For Poppers

Air Fryer Frozen Jalapeno Poppers are designed for dipping! The possibilities are endless, but some favorites include:

Weight Watchers Points

There are 9 Blue Plan SmartPoints in one serving of this.

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Air Fryer Frozen Jalapeno Poppers

This crave-worthy appetizer is quick and easy to make in the air fryer!

Prep Time1 min

Cook Time9 mins

Course: Appetizer

Cuisine: American, Mexican, Western

Servings: 4

Calories: 260kcal

Instructions

  • Preheat Air Fryer to 350F / 180C.

  • Place frozen Jalapeno poppers in a single layer inside the air fryer basket.

  • Cook for 8-10 minutes until they are golden and the cheese is melted.

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Notes

  • Check your manual to see if you should preheat your air fryer. Not all models recommend this step. 
  • Place the frozen poppers in a single layer with a bit of space between each so the air can circulate. 
  • If necessary, cook the poppers in batches.
  • Give the jalapeno poppers a shake halfway through cooking. 
  • Watch the poppers closely, so the cheese doesn’t ooze out of them. Adjust cooking time accordingly. 
  • Storage – keep leftovers in an airtight container inside the fridge for up to 3 days.
  • There are 9 WW Blue Plan SmartPoints in a serving of this.

 

Nutrition

Calories: 260kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 490mg | Potassium: 104mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg

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