Bacon-wrapped jalapeño poppers

These jalapeño poppers are stuffed with a cheesy caramelised onion filling and wrapped in bacon. You’ll definitely add these to your snacking list!

 Less than 45 minutes

Serves 6-8

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Ingredients:

  • 1 Tbsp (15g) butter
  • Glug olive oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp (15ml) brown sugar
  • ½ -1 tub (115-230g) plain full fat cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup (60g) cheddar cheese, grated
  • ½ cup (60g) mozzarella, grated
  • Handful fresh parsley, chopped
  • Salt and milled pepper
  • 12 -15 jalapeños, deseeded and halved
  • 1-2 packets (125-250g) streaky bacon
  • Sweet chilli sauce and lime wedges, for serving

Method

  1. Heat butter and oil in a pan. 
  2. Sauté onions for about 5 minutes, then add sugar.
  3. Reduce heat and caramelise onions for about 10-15 minutes. Cool.
  4. Combine all three cheeses, parsley and season well.
  5. Add caramelised onions to cheese mixture and mix well.
  6. Spoon about 2 tsp (10ml) filling into each jalapeño half and wrap in bacon. 
  7. Transfer to air fryer.  
  8. Set air fryer to the meat function at 180°C and set the timer to 8 minutes.
  9. Serve with sweet chilli sauce and lime wedges.

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