Show Subscription Form




Jalapeno Poppers Recipe

Publisher Photo
After sampling similar poppers at a wedding reception, I went home to create my own recipe. The creamy filling pairs well with the crunchy, spicy peppers.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. Cook: 10 min.
MAKES:12-16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. Cook: 10 min.
MAKES: 12-16 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 jars (11-1/2 ounces each) jalapeno peppers
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/4 cup King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup crushed cornflakes
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • Oil for frying
  • SAUCE:
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup prepared Russian salad dressing
  • 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash Louisiana-style hot sauce

Directions

  1. Select 12-16 large jalapenos from jars; pat dry with paper towels (refrigerate any remaining jalapenos for another use). Remove stems from jalapenos; cut a lengthwise slit on one side. Discard seeds. In a small bowl, combine the cheeses, parsley, garlic salt and paprika. Pipe or stuff into each pepper.
  2. Place flour in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, lightly beat the eggs. In a separate bowl, combine cornflakes and bread crumbs. Roll jalapenos in flour, dip in eggs, then roll in crumbs. Dip again in eggs, then roll in crumbs to completely coat.
  3. In an electric skillet, heat 1/4 in. of oil to 375°. Fry peppers, a few at a time, for 30-60 seconds or until lightly browned. Drain on paper towels. In a small bowl, combine sauce ingredients. Serve with warm peppers. Yield: 12-16 appetizers.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Jalapeno Poppers in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2006, p32

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

Reviews for Jalapeno Poppers(0)

AVERAGE RATING
   (1)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (1)
4 Star
 (0)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
""
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT