Crispy Jalapeno Bites

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Looking for an appetizer that’s a little different?  Try these little bites of spicy jalapeno peppers.  I have a bunch on my bush and didn’t know what to do with them all, so I experimented and this is what I came up with!

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What you need:

  • 8 really big jalapeno
  • 1 cup whole tortilla chips (the strips kind, not the Doritos kind)  20150816_143916_resized
  • 1 cup multigrain chips
  • 1 cup crunchy Cheetos
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 egg
  • ¼  cup water
  • oil to fry them in
  • Lime Wedges

How to Do it:

First, cut the peppers into disk-shaped slices.  I left the seeds, but you can remove them if you want a milder snack.

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Put all the remaining ingredients, except the egg and water, into a food processor.  Process until it is a finely ground meal.

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Beat the egg and water together.  Add about 1/8 of a cup of the cracker meal and mix well.  Put the jalapeno into the egg mixture and let set for a few minutes.

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Carefully remove the disks and cover well with the dry meal.

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Fry in hot oil until the outside is crispy and light brown.

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Serve with lime wedges and ranch or blue cheese on the side.

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Makes enough appetizers for about 4-6 people.

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8 Responses to Crispy Jalapeno Bites

  1. Audrey says:

    I love that you made these with crispy Cheetos!

    I am featuring this in my round up of Summer Produce Recipes tomorrow.

  2. Thanks for linking up to this week’s Tasty Tuesday! I’ve pinned it to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board! I hope you’ll link up again this week.

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  4. sue says:

    These look so tempting although spicy! Great for nibbles at bbqs and dinner parties. Thanks for sharing with us at #AnythingGoes link up and see you next week.

  5. Angie says:

    This scrumptious post is being featured on my blog today as part of Tuesdays with a Twist blog hop: http://www.godsgrowinggarden.com/2015/09/time-to-link-up-tuesdays-with-twist-127.html
    Thanks
    Angie

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