Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 pounds Cooked crab meat; drained

  2. cup Celery; chopped

  3. cup Onions; chopped

  4. cup Green chiles; chopped

  5. 1 tablespoon Fresh garlic; minced

  6. 3 tablespoons Vegetable oil or bacon grease

  7. 1 1/2 cup Bread crumbs

  8. 3 Eggs; beaten

  9. 1 tablespoon Cilantro; chopped

  10. 1 teaspoon Fresh ground black pepper

  11. 2 teaspoons Salt

  12. About 30 Fresh Jalapeno chiles with stems on

  13. 1 cup Flour

  14. 2 cups Seasoned bread crumbs

  15. 1 teaspoon Salt

  16. teaspoon Black Pepper

  17. 2 Eggs beaten with a little water

  18. Oil for deep frying

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. STUFFING JALAPENOS Recipe by Steve Tanner Stuffing 1. Heat oil or grease in a heavy pan over medium heat.

  2. Saute celery, onions, green chiles, and garlic ubtil tender; set aside.

  3. Combine bread crumbs, eggs, cilantro, salt, and black pepper.

  4. Add crab meat and cooked vegetebles and mix well.

  5. Jalapenos 1. Rinse chiles well.

  6. With a sharp knife or razor blade, make a "T" shaped cut across, just below the stem, and down one side.

  7. Carefully remove the seeds and membrane.

  8. Bring a large pot of water to a rolling boil.

  9. Using a sieve or collander, blanch the chiles, in batches if necessary, in the boiling water for 3 minutes and immediately immerse them in cold water to stop the cooking.

  10. Drain chiles on a towel.

  11. Put enough stuffing in the chile to just be able to close the cuts.

  12. Place the chiles on a sheet pan when stuffed.

  13. When all the chiles are on the pan, spray them with a light coat of vegetable oil spray, turning once.

  14. . Mix the salt and black pepper in with the flour and put it on a plate.

  15. . Roll each popper in the flour, dip it in the egg mixture, roll it in the bread crumbs and return it to the pan.

  16. . Deep fry, 3 or 4 at a time, in hot oil (375-385 degrees F.) until golden brown, turning as necessary.

  17. . Drain on paper towels.

  18. . Serve warm or freeze to be reheated when wanted.

  19. Posted to CHILE-HEADS DIGEST by SBahrd@... (Stephen Tanner) on Feb 21, 1998


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