Jalapeno Poppers #5

Jalapeno Poppers #5 - 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: 10 min
Total Time: 35 min
Yield: 8 Serving

Nutrition Facts:
240 calories
9 grams fat

Ingredients

12 lg Jalapenos; seeded and -cut in half

2 c Monterey Jack cheese -shredded

1 lg Egg

2 tb Milk

1 tb Flour

1 ts Parmesan; grated or Locatelli or Romano cheese

Salt and pepper

1 1/2 c Bread crumbs; seasoned or -unseasoned

Vegetable oil; for deep -frying

Directions

Wash jalapenos, cut in half, and take out seeds. Stuff each half with grated jack cheese. In shallow bowl, mix flour, egg, Parmesan, milk, salt, and pepper to taste. Place breadcrumbs in flat dish. Dip jalapeno in egg mixture and then in breadcrumbs. Place in freezer for 1/2 hour. Take out of freezer and deep fry in hot oil until golden brown. The seasoned breadcrumb will give you more flavor and since it is salted, you don't need to add much salt to the egg mixture. The unseasoned breadcrumb will give your coating more of a firm consistency when fried.

VARIATIONS: Use Jack cheese with pimentos for a mild flavor, or jalapenos for a double inferno. Also, add some chili powder and/or cumin to the egg mixture for a more "Mexican" type flavor.

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Latest Reviews

"I made this tonight but I put my own spin on it. I took someones advice from the reviews below and I seasoned the chicken with garlic salt and pepper then drenched it in flour sauteed for a few min on each side in real butter. I put the chicken in a pan and covered it in a mix of buffalo sauce ... " - nicolemrdz

"A spicy, homemade teriyaki of soy sauce, cider vinegar, ginger and garlic enlivens chicken thighs or pieces. Easy to double for a large group." - moshasmama

"I wish I had bought a larger chuck roast! The taste of this Pot Roast is absolutely fabulous! A meal fit for a queen (...or king)! The seasonings were perfect and it is so incredibly moist it falls apart with your fork!! I wouldn't change one single thing, except next time I may invite company ... " - bev i am

"A simple, moist, yummy carrot cake with cream cheese frosting." - stephanie

"All I can say is 'Easy and Delish!!' Don't skip the fennel...that's the secret! I've been searching for that 'flavor memory' I've had since my childhood and I found it! Used this with Easy Peezy Pizza Dough recipe #35805 and I'm looking forward to see if three pizza's will fill my crew! I'll let you know! Thanks!!" - heartspell

"Has anyone replaced the cream cheese with anything else and maintained the taste? I don't like cheese (weird I know)." - dstewart21

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