Jalapeño Poppers

  • Prep Time 5 MINS
  • Cook Time 15 MINS
  • Total Time 20 MINS
Serves: 2



  • 15 oz can Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheese Sauce
  • 12 oz jar Ricos Sliced Jalapeños, ½ the brine
  • 2 tbsp Ricos Sliced Jalapeños, chopped
  • 1 cup Ricos Original Nacho Chips, finely crushed
  • 4 jalapeños, halved and seeds removed
  • 16 oz plain cream cheese
  • 2 limes’ zest
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt


  • Mix all the following ingredients in a bowl: cream cheese, zest and juice of the limes, chopped Ricos Sliced Jalapeños, garlic powder, onion powder, and salt. Once combined, set aside for later.
  • In a sauce pot, mix the Ricos Gourmet Nacho Cheese Sauce with the liquid from the Ricos Sliced Jalapeños jar. Heat on low and combine until very warm.
  • Fill jalapeños with cream cheese mixture and press cheese side down into the crushed chips.
  • Set air fryer at 350 °F and cook for 10 minutes.
  • Remove and enjoy dipped in Ricos Gourmet Cheese Sauce.