Rattlesnake Eggs

Dayna Chezem


These are like poppers if you have never had them and if you have had them they are almost like the ones at Texas Roadhouse.Enjoy..

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★★★★★ 4 votes

45 Min
Deep Fry


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  • 3 c
    shredded monterrey jack
  • 4 large
    4-5 jalapenos chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    2 - 4 tbs. milk or half & half or cream
  • 1/2 c
    bread crumbs, dry
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    crushed red pepper to taste(use more for hotter bites)
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    salt & pepper to tase
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    cornmeal and buttermilk for coating

How to Make Rattlesnake Eggs


  1. In large bowl, combine cheese, peppers, milk, and breadcrumbs. Mix well by hand, then form small egg shapes.
  2. Roll the “eggs” in mixture of cornmeal and seasonings, then dip them in buttermilk and roll them in cornmeal again.
  3. Freeze for at least 30 minutes so they will stay together in hot grease.
  4. Fry until golden brown (about 2 minutes). Drain and serve with ranch dressing or your favorite dip.

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About Rattlesnake Eggs

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Mexican
Collection: The Great Tailgate!
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #cheese, #POPPERS, #JALAPENO

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