Special Jalapeno Poppers!

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Brandy Bender

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@MisDisturbed19

OMG! Can you say YUM!!!!

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★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
12 poppers
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

  • 12
    jalapeno peppers (about 3 inches each)
  • 2 c
    milk
  • 1 c
    sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 Tbsp
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 c
    prepared pulled pork
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    chili powder
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 4 large
    eggs
  • ·
    kosher salt
  • 2 c
    breadcrumbs
  • ·
    vegetable oil, for frying
  • ·
    barbecue sauce, for dipping

How to Make Special Jalapeno Poppers!

Step-by-Step

  1. Slice each jalapeno open lenthwise, then make a small crosswise cut at the stem end to form a T. Gently open the jalapenos and scrap out the seeds and membranes with a knife. Put the jalapenos, milk and 2 cups of water in a large bowl and soak 15 minutes, stirring once or twice.
  2. Meanwhile, mix the cheddar, cream cheese, pulled pork and chili powder in a bowl with your hands until combined. Drain the jalapenos and pat them dry. Stuff 1 to 2 tablespoons cheese filling into each pepper.
  3. Put the flour in a shallow dish. Whisk the eggs and 1/2 teaspoon salt in another dish. Put the breadcrumbs in a third dish. One at a time, hold the peppers by the stems and dredge in flour, then dip in the beaten eggs, letting the excess drip off, and roll in the breadcrumbs; dip in the eggs again and reroll in breadcrumbs. Transfer to a plate and refrigerate until the coating sets, about 20 minutes.
  4. Heat about 1 inch of vegetable oil in a large saucepan over medium heat until deep-fry thermometer registers 300 degrees. Fry the jalapenos in batches, turning, until golden brown, 4 to 5 minutes per batch. Drain on a paper towels. Sprinkle with salt and serve with barbeque sauce.

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