5 from 3 votes

Jalapeno Chicken Puffs

Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
45 mins
This easy jalapeno chicken puffs recipe requires simple ingredients. Great as an appetizer or snack. They are packed with spicy chicken and cheese filling.
Servings: 10 serves
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Calories: 320 kcal
Author: CakeWhiz


  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
  • ¼ tsp Ginger paste
  • 1 tsp Garlic paste
  • 1 pound Boneless chicken cubes
  • ½ tsp Chili powder
  • ¼ tsp Paprika
  • Salt And pepper to taste
  • ½ cup Water
  • 1 Jalapeno Finely chopped
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese Shredded
  • 1 package Puff pastry dough


  1. Heat oil in a pan and add the ginger and garlic paste and saute until golden brown.

  2. Add the chicken cubes, chili powder, paprika, salt and pepper and mix until everything is thoroughly combined.
  3. Add water and cover the lid and cook for about 10 minutes on medium heat.
  4. Remove the lid and let the chicken cook on medium heat for another 5 minutes, until the the water evaporates.
  5. Turn off the heat and use a fork to shred the chicken.
  6. Add the jalapenos and mix everything together.
  7. Now, spread out the puff pastry dough and cut out 20 square pieces (Dimensions: 3x3).
  8. Spoon a little bit of the spicy chicken mixture in the center of one square piece. Toss some cheddar cheese. Place another square piece on top and press the edges until the two pieces stick together and you will end up with a square pocket.
  9. Place these puffs on a baking tray and bake at 400 degrees for about 20 minutes or until they golden brown and firm along the edges. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

- Read all my tips above.

- Store leftovers in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts
Jalapeno Chicken Puffs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 320 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 232mg 10%
Potassium 40mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 22g 7%
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 4.1%
Vitamin C 2.1%
Calcium 8.8%
Iron 7.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.