If you are looking for a new appetizer for your summer BBQ, or 4th of July party, look no further than my Air Fryer Jalapeno Popper Egg Rolls Recipe!

Air Fryer Jalapeno Popper Egg Rolls
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Air Fryer jalapeño popper spring rolls are amazing! They have a deep spicy flavor! Serve with your favorite dipping sauce on the side.

Why You Will Love This Recipe!

  • Flavorful: Combine the creamy, spicy goodness of jalapeno poppers with the satisfying crunch of an egg roll wrapper.
  • Easy: With simple ingredients and easy to make!
  • Quick: Using an air fryer, makes this a fast option for appetizers or snacks.
  • Versatile: These egg rolls can be served as appetizers, snacks, or a side dish!
  • Crowd-Pleasing: Crispy jalapeño popper egg rolls, are always a hit at parties and gatherings.
Air Fryer Jalapeno Popper Egg Rolls

Ingredients Needed For Air Fryer Jalapeno Popper Egg Rolls

Here are the simple ingredients, you will need for air-fried jalapeño popper egg rolls.

Air Fryer Jalapeno Popper Egg Rolls

Remember the step-by-step directions, full recipe, and detailed ingredient list are below, in the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post, as well as the nutritional information.

  • Shredded Cheddar Cheese: While you can use other cheese, like Monterey Jack or Mozzarella Cheese:
  • Jalapenos: Adjust the spiciness of the egg rolls, by removing the seeds and membranes.
  • Bacon: Use cooked bacon that has been diced, or use bacon bits.
  • Cream Cheese: For added flavor, perfect for the creamy filling!
  • Egg Roll Wrappers: Found in your produce department.
  • Seasonings: Kosher salt, black pepper, and garlic powder.

How To Make Air Fryer Jalapeno Popper Egg Rolls

Here are the step-by-step directions for making a batch of jalapeno egg rolls:

Air Fryer Jalapeno Popper Egg Rolls

Prepare The Creamy Filling: In a bowl, mix together the chopped jalapeños, softened cream cheese, shredded cheddar cheese, bacon bits, garlic powder, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Stir until well combined.

Air Fryer Jalapeno Popper Egg Rolls

Assemble The Cream Cheese Egg Rolls: Lay an egg roll wrapper on a clean, flat surface. Place a heaping tablespoon of the jalapeño popper mixture onto the center of the wrapper.

Air Fryer Jalapeno Popper Egg Rolls

Fold in the sides of the wrapper over the filling, then roll it up tightly, sealing the edge with a bit of water or egg wash to keep it closed.

Air Fryer Jalapeno Popper Egg Rolls

Preheat the Air Fryer: Preheat your air fryer to 390 degrees F (200 degrees C).

Air Fryer Jalapeno Popper Egg Rolls

Air Fry the Egg Rolls: Place the jalapeño popper egg rolls in the air fryer basket, ensuring they don’t touch each other. Work in batches if necessary. Lightly spray or brush the egg rolls with oil to help them crisp up. Set cook time for 8-10 minutes, or until they are golden brown and crispy, flipping halfway through the cooking time.

Air Fryer Jalapeno Popper Egg Rolls

Jalapeno Popper Egg Rolls Recipe Variations

  • Cheese: Add other cheeses, like cheddar, mozzarella, and pepper jack for a gooey, cheesy explosion in every bite.
  • Chicken Jalapeno Popper Egg Rolls: Add cooked, shredded cooked chicken.
  • Seafood Jalapeno Popper Egg Rolls: Add chopped shrimp or crab meat to the cream cheese mixture.
  • Low-Carb Jalapeno Popper Egg Rolls: Use low-carb tortillas or wraps instead of traditional egg roll wrappers, making this recipe keto-friendly.
  • Mix-Ins: For added spice and heat, mix in hot sauce. for a sweet and spicy egg roll, mix in honey or sweet chili sauce.
Air Fryer Jalapeno Popper Egg Rolls

Pro Tips Air Fryer Jalapeno Popper Egg Rolls Recipe

  • Use Fresh Ingredients: Fresh jalapenos and high-quality cream cheese are ideal for this recipe.
  • Prepare Filling Ahead: If you have time mix the filling, cover and refrigerate. This will give time for the filling flavors to mold.
  • Proper Wrapping: Seal the egg roll wrappers tightly to prevent the filling from oozing out during air frying.
  • Avoid Overcrowding: Place the egg rolls in a single layer in the air fryer basket, leaving space between them. This will allow the hot air to perfectly cook the egg rolls.
  • Use Cooking Spray: Lightly spray the egg rolls with cooking oil spray before air frying. You can also use olive oil, and a pastry brush.
  • Flip Halfway: For even browning, turn the egg rolls halfway through the cooking time. This ensures both sides are crispy and golden.
Air Fryer Jalapeno Popper Egg Rolls

Air Fryer Jalapeno Popper Egg Rolls Recipe Faqs

Can I use fresh jalapenos instead of canned or pickled ones? Yes, fresh jalapenos can be used for a more intense and crisp flavor. Be sure to remove the seeds and membranes if you prefer a milder taste.

How do I prevent the filling from leaking out of the egg rolls? Don’t overfill the egg rolls and seal the edges tightly using water or a beaten egg.

Can I make these egg rolls ahead of time? Yes, you can prepare and refrigerate the egg rolls up to a day in advance. For longer storage, freeze them and air fry directly from frozen, adding a few extra minutes to the cooking time.

What dipping sauces pair well with jalapeno popper egg rolls? Popular dipping sauces include ranch, sriracha mayo, avocado dip, or a simple sour cream and chive sauce. These enhance the flavors and add a creamy contrast to the crispy egg rolls.

Air Fryer Jalapeno Popper Egg Rolls

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Air Fryer Jalapeno Popper Egg Rolls

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 16 Servings

Description

If you are looking for a new appetizer for your summer BBQ, or 4th of July party, look no further than my Air Fryer Jalapeno Popper Egg Rolls Recipe!

Ingredients 

  • 5 fresh jalapeños, seeds removed and finely chopped
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, , room temperature or softened
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/2 cup bacon bits , or finely chopped cooked bacon
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 16 Egg roll wrappers
  • 1 teaspoon water, for sealing the wrappers
  • 1/2 cup Ranch dressing or sour cream, for dipping

Instructions

  • Mix the chopped jalapeños, softened cream cheese, shredded cheddar cheese, bacon bits, garlic powder, and a pinch of salt and pepper in a bowl. Stir until well combined.
  • Lay an egg roll wrapper on a clean, flat surface. Place a heaping tablespoon of the jalapeño popper mixture onto the center of the wrapper.
  • Fold in the sides of the wrapper over the filling, then roll it up tightly, sealing the edge with a bit of water or egg wash to keep it closed.
  • Preheat your air fryer to 390°F (200°C).
  • Place the jalapeño popper egg rolls in the air fryer basket, ensuring they don’t touch each other. Work in batches if necessary.
  • Lightly spray or brush the egg rolls with oil to help them crisp up.
  • Air fry for 8-10 minutes, or until they are golden brown and crispy, flipping halfway through the cooking time.
  • Serve the jalapeño popper egg rolls warm with ranch dressing or sour cream for dipping.

Equipment

  • Air Fryer
  • Cooking Spray
  • Parchment Paper, optional

Nutrition

Serving: 1ServingCalories: 153kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 6gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 23mgSodium: 520mgPotassium: 56mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 343IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 79mgIron: 1mg

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