Air-Fryer Jalapeño Popper Pockets + More 4-Ingredient Snack Recipes

Apr 11 2019
We have way too much fun with our air fryer in the Hungryland test kitchen. Our latest creation? Crunchy wonton snacks inspired by jalapeño poppers! (No air fryer? No problem. Check out the oven alternative at the bottom of the recipe.)

Hungry Girl's Healthy Air-Fryer Jalapeño Popper Pockets Recipe

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1/4th of recipe (2 pockets): 88 calories, 3g total fat (2g sat. fat), 243mg sodium, 12.5g carbs, 1g fiber, 2.5g sugars, 2.5g protein

Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes


3/4 cup chopped onion

1/4 cup light/reduced-fat cream cheese

1/4 cup jarred jalapeño peppers, drained and roughly chopped

8 small square wonton wrappers (stocked with the tofu in the refrigerated section of the supermarket)


Seasonings: 1/4 tsp. garlic powder, 1/8 tsp. onion powder


Bring a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat. Cook and stir onion until softened and browned, about 5 minutes.

Transfer onion to a medium bowl. Add cream cheese, jalapeño peppers, garlic powder, and onion powder. Mix until uniform.

Lay one wonton wrapper flat on a clean, dry surface. Spoon 1/8th of the filling (about 1 1/2 tbsp. filling) into the center. Moisten the wrapper edges with water. Fold the bottom left corner to meet the top right corner, forming a triangle and enclosing the filling. Press firmly on the edges to seal.

Repeat to make 7 more pockets. Spray with nonstick spray.

Place a single layer of the pockets in the air fryer cooking basket. Set air fryer to 392 degrees. Cook until golden brown, 3 - 4 minutes.

Repeat with remaining pockets.


Oven Alternative: Bake at 375 degrees until golden brown, about 12 minutes, carefully flipping halfway through.

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