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Grilled Buffalo Chicken Jalapeño Poppers

Grilled Buffalo Chicken Jalapeño Poppers

Recipe for Grilled Jalapeño Poppers stuffed with a Buffalo Chicken style filling. The perfect marriage of wings meets traditional poppers, grilled to perfection.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, game day
Keyword Buffalo chicken jalapeño poppers, grilled jalapeno popper, jalapeño poppers
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 40 poppers
Cost $15


  • 20 jalapeños, cut in half lengthwise, stems and seeds removed
  • 1 ½ cups of shredded cooked chicken (we recommend smoked chicken)
  • 8 oz whipped cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup smoked cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ½ cup Frank's RedHot hot sauce, or favorite hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ranch dressing, or blue cheese dressing
  • ¼ teaspoon celery salt
  • ½ cup panco breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup of blue cheese crumbles, to top the poppers with


  • Set grill up for indirect cooking.
  • Slice jalapeños lengthwise, and arrange on a baking sheet or large plate.
  • In a large bowl add all filling ingredients (except for the blue cheese crumbles) and mix well.
  • Add about 1 tablespoon of the filling into each jalapeño half and then top with the blue cheese crumbles.
  • Place on the indirect heat side of the grill and cover the grill. Cook 6-10 minutes, until the jalapeños have softened and the filling has warmed up and become creamy.
  • Enjoy warm.