Alligator Eggs

Recipe: Appetizer : Alligator Eggs - Hot and tasty - A kitchen workhorse and the foundation of many party Appetizers, Hors d'oeuvre, and Snacks
Rated 4.7 / 5 based on 11 reviews

Prep Time: 12 min
Total Time: 24 min
Yield: 8 Serving

Nutrition Facts:
240 calories
9 grams fat


    36 large jalapeno chilies -- roasted and peeled

    2 teaspoons mayonnaise

    2 teaspoons prepared chili sauce

    2 teaspoons minced capers

    2 teaspoons minced green onions

    2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley

    1/2 teaspoon dijon mustard

    1/2 teaspoon horseradish

    salt & fresh ground pepper

    1/4 teaspoon paprika


    1 3/4 cups all purpose flour

    3/4 cup beer - room temp

    2 eggs -- room temp

    3 tablespoons minced green onions

    2 tablespoons vegetable oil

    1 1/2 tablespoons catsup

    2 teaspoons worcestershire sauce

    1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

    1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

    1 1/2 teaspoons salt

    1 teaspoon cayenne pepper


Using small, sharp knife; cut 1 1/2 inch slit at stem end on side of each chili. Scrape out seeds; do not tear stems. Rinse out chilies. Drain on towels. Mix next 9 ingredients. Season filling with salt and pepper.

Spoon about 1 t into each chili (do not over stuff; chili should close). Arrange chilies on baking sheet. Refrigerate.

Heat 3/4 inch peanut oil in heavy large skillet to 350 degrees. Blend in remaining ingredients in large bowl. Dredge each chili in mixture, coating completely. Add chilies to skillet (in batches; do not crowd) and fry until golden brown, turning once, about five minutes. Drain on paper towels and serve.

Latest Reviews

"Sorry, but this was just WAY TO SALTY for my family. I followed the recipe exactly. If I ever try it again, I will definately cut the dry ranch dressing in half as you suggested." - mrs. dj

"Why go to the Cheesecake Factory to get a taste of this favorite dessert when you can make your own cheesecake at home with this recipe?" - taliesen

"Wow, way too many ingredients for something so simple" - kim t.

"Perfectly cooked medium-rare prime rib is the result every time you" - dinner2

"A basic banana muffin is made extraordinary with a brown sugar crumb topping that will melt in your mouth." - ellie11

"Where is the onion and garlic in the recipe?" - northwoodcav

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