Smoked Jalapenos

Raven Higheagle


This is a really great way to get a smokey flavor into foods without firing up the smoker and smoking all day. The method is simple and you use your oven. Basically you are building your own in-house smoker, You can use this method for all kinds of foods.

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Makes 2 Pounds
5 Min
30 Min


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2 lb
fresh jalapeno peppers
2 c
hickory or mesquite chips

How to Make Smoked Jalapenos


  • 1Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
    Put 2 cups hickory or mesquite chips in the bottom of a 4-inch deep heavy roasting pan.
  • 2Cover with water and let sit for 5 minutes.
  • 3Drain the water and cover the chips with foil.
  • 4Place the jalapenos on the foil, in a single layer, and cover the pan tightly with additional foil, put in the oven for 10 minutes. (the foil will puff up like your making Jiffy popcorn.)
  • 5Turn the oven down to 250 degrees and cook for 30 minutes longer until the jalapenos are slightly browned.
  • 6Allow the jalapenos to cool and remove the stems, seeds and ribs after roasting.
  • 7Refrigerate in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

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