Electric Skillets: Tutorials, Guides, Care & Recipes

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Green Chile Corn Fritters

This is a crispy side dish, appetizer or snack to add to a Mexican meal. The corn fritters also go well with chili or soup. I usually have all the ingredients on hand, too. —Johnna Johnson, Scottsdale, Arizona

Mini Chicken Chimis with Jalapeno Cream Cheese

These zippy chicken chimi bites bring a little heat to any fiesta. Serve them on their own as appetizers, or...


Beef Flautas

This traditional Mexican flautas recipe is one of my favorite dishes to make for my family. The spices and onion...


Southwest Onion Fritters

These crispy, golden onion fritters are full of south of the border flavor. Serve them with guacamole and sour cream...


Picante Egg Rolls

6 reviews

Living near the Mexican border, we've developed a love of spicy cuisine. I came up with this recipe by mixing...

Southwestern Appetizer Triangles

7 reviews

A clever cross between wontons and tacos, these triangles are fun to serve, especially at the holidays. My mom created...


Puffy Sopaipillas

Our teenage son requests these sweet doughnut puffs for dessert whenever we have enchiladas. They're similar to sopaipillas we used...

Peach Chimmies

1 review

“I developed these treats for our town’s peach festival,” writes Karolyn Czyz from Lewiston, New York. “They’re timely, easy and...


Roast Beef Chimichangas

1 review

Your family is sure to enjoy this fabulous homemade version of a restaurant favorite—and it’s a terrific way to use...


Fried Ice Cream

Refrigerated pie crust sprinkled with cinnamon sugar makes short work of this eye-catching, mouthwatering treat from our Test Kitchen. TIP:...


Mexican Fried Ice Cream

"Fried ice cream is one of my favorite desserts to order from Mexican restaurants," says Mandy Wright of Springville, Utah....

Graham Cracker Fried Ice Cream

3 reviews

This was a dessert I used to order at my favorite Mexican restaurant. I couldn't believe you could fry ice...


Beef ‘n’ Bean Egg Rolls

1 review

Unlike traditional cabbage-filled egg rolls, this version uses Southwest-seasoned ground beef and beans. These are a regular part of our...


Turkey and Cornbread Stuffed Poblanos

Give your Thanksgiving leftovers a south-of-the-border vibe with these zesty rellenos. They’re easy to make any time of year with...


Mini Beef Chimichangas

1 review

I made these the first time with some leftover roast meat. I wanted to jazz up the leftovers and here...


Coconut Chicken Bites

2 reviews

These tender nuggets are great for nibbling, thanks to the coconut, cumin, celery salt and garlic powder that season them....

Beef-Stuffed Sopaipillas

5 reviews

After my brothers' football games when we were kids, we would all descend on a local restaurant for their wonderful...


Down Home Hush Puppies

2 reviews

Hush puppies is a classic side served at many get-togethers in the south. The sweet and spicy flavor has delighted...


Caramel Fried Ice Cream

1 review

Meet the Cook: For birthday parties or outdoor barbecues, this is a hit. At times, I substitute strawberry or Neapolitan...


Jalapeno Hush Puppies

2 reviews

Whenever we have a neighborhood fish fry, these hush puppies are part of the menu. They're crisp and golden with...


Turkey Croquettes with Cranberry Salsa

4 reviews

This recipe is a great way to use up leftover turkey after the holidays.—Jacque Capurro, Anchorage, Alaska


Chili-Cheese Egg Rolls

4 reviews

More than an inventive way to use leftover or store-bought chili, this is the No. 1 request in the Bender...


Jalapeno Poppers

After sampling similar poppers at a wedding reception, I went home to create my own recipe. The creamy filling pairs...


Chorizo-Queso Egg Rolls

2 reviews

Little bites deliver big flavor in this combination of tangy sausage and creamy cheese in crisp wontons. The recipe is...

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Southwest Egg Rolls & Cool Avocado Dip

16 reviews

A friend of mine made these egg rolls for my birthday treat several years ago. They are the best I...


Southwestern Egg Rolls

3 reviews

At my church potluck, these crispy, spicy snacks went fast thanks to the triple kick from the Italian sausage, Mexicorn...


Mini Chimichangas

9 reviews

Wish your guests "Feliz Navidad" with this south-of-the-border specialty! Hearty enough to serve as a meal, these flavorful and filling...



Beef Chimichangas for Two

Zippy salsa verde is the dipping sauce of choice for these ethnic delights. “This deep-fried Mexican dish became one of...


Sopaipilla Stars

3 reviews

These deep-fried breads were a hit when I made them for our daughter's birthday party. They're a fun way to...