Make Your Own Jalapeno Poppers

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Jalapeno Poppers are one of my favorite snacks- I created this recipe because I hated how the jalapenos in store bought poppers have a tendency to be rubbery; When biting into them, all the filling spurts onto your tongue and burns you, leaving the jalapeno behind! With this recipe, you get equal amounts of crispy Popper with a spicy jalapeno/cheese filling.

How to Make Your Own Jalapeno Poppers

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Combine the drained, diced jalapeno slices, softened cream cheese, and sharp cheddar cheese in a mixing bowl of a stand mixer. If you don’t happen to have a stand mixer, you can use a medium-sized bowl with a hand mixer instead.

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Mix well to combine all of the ingredients, about 2 minutes.

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Add the chopped, fresh cilantro, then set the mixture aside while you prepare the crispy popper coating.

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Combine bread crumbs and crushed corn flakes in a food chopper or processor, blending well, then set aside.

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Spoon the mixture out and form poppers, place on a clean cookie sheet.

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Place the cookie sheet in the freezer for 10 minutes to let the filling firm.

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Scramble one or two raw eggs in a dish, then add a tablespoon or so of water to thin, mixing well. Dip the chilled popper fillings into the egg and then into the bread crumb/cornflake mixture. (Repeat)

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The poppers should have a nice coating on them, with no filling showing through. Repeat until they are all completely coated. Place the tray in the freezer and flash freeze until solid. It will take a couple of hours. Place in Ziploc bags or vacuum seal until ready to cook.

To Cook- deep fry for 2-3 minutes or until golden Brown. Do not try to cook these unless they are frozen first as the filling will seep out. Drain on paper towels before serving.

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When cooked, The cheesy, jalapeno mixture becomes a smooth creamy filling. Careful, they’re hot!

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Melissa Burnell, known to her friends and fans as "Liss," grew up in Southern Maine, now residing in sunny South Carolina. As a busy Wife, Mother of two sons, an avid photographer, and self-employed entrepreneur, Liss understands the value of both time and money.

7 Comments

  1. i have purchased all of the supplies…have to wait until tomorrow after work to make these! cant wait to try them!!
    :cloud9:

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