Air Fryer Cheesy Bacon-Wrapped Jalapenos Recipe
- Yield: 6
- Servings: 6
- Prep Time: 5m
- Cook Time: 19m
- Ready In: 24m
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Saturated Fat1.2 g
Trans Fat1.5 g
Unsaturated Fat0.9 g
Air fryer cheesy bacon-wrapped jalapeños recipe. Jalapeño peppers are wrapped in bacon and then fried. If you don’t have an air fryer, heat up your oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Once they’re done frying, let them cool on a wire rack.
What’s the difference between an oven and an air fryer?
An air fryer is a type of deep fryer that uses hot air to cook food instead of oil. It has an electric fan that circulates the hot air for even cooking.
An oven is a device used for cooking food. It usually consists of an enclosed chamber with a heating unit, and a door or lid at one end which opens when in use.
An oven cooks by using heat from the heating unit to turn the surrounding air inside into water vapor, which then condenses on the food being cooked and carries heat away from it.
The main difference between these two appliances is that one uses hot oil or fat while the other uses hot air to cook your meal.
What are the benefits of an air fryer?
An air fryer is a kitchen appliance that uses hot air to cook food. It is touted as an alternative to traditional cooking methods such as frying and baking.
Air fryers can be used for a variety of foods, from vegetables to fried chicken. They are also much healthier than the other options because they use less oil or butter in the cooking process.
Air fryers are great for people who don’t want to spend too much time in the kitchen or for people who need a quick meal on their lunch break or if they’re hosting guests at home.
Why are jalapeños wrapped in bacon and why will it add flavor to this recipe?
Jalapeños are wrapped in bacon because the jalapeño’s heat is tempered by the bacon’s fat.
The jalapeño will add flavor to this recipe because it is a sweet and spicy pepper.
What are jalapeños and how are they prepared?
Jalapeños are a type of pepper that is native to Mexico and Central America. They are green when unripe, turning red when they are fully ripe. They have a sharp, tangy flavor and can vary in size from small to large.
Jalapeño peppers are prepared by slicing them into thin strips or pieces, then roasting them on a grill or griddle until they blister and turn black. The peppers are then peeled off the skin before being diced into small cubes.
Jalapeños can be eaten raw as an appetizer or used in other dishes like salsa, guacamole, queso dip, or chili con carne. They can also be used as a garnish for cocktails like margaritas or bloody marys.
Air Fryer Cheesy Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeños Recipe
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- 6 large jalapenos, halved lengthwise
- 4 oz (120 g0 cream cheese
- 1/4 cuop shredded Cheddar cheese
- 2 scallions, green tops only, sliced
- 6 slices bacon, halved
Scoop out the seeds and membranes from the jalapeño halves.
In a medium mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese, Shredded Cheddar cheese, and chopped scallions. Stir well. Using a small spoon, fill the jalapeños with the cheese mixture. Wrap the bacon around each stuffed pepper, then secure with a toothpick.
Preheat your air fryer to 400 F (200 C) for 5 minutes. Working in batches, place the jalapeños in a single layer in the air fryer basket. Bake at 325 F (160 C) for 12 minutes, or until pepper are tender and bacon is browned and crisp.