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Crab Stuffed Jalapenos




  • 1 pound flaked crabmeat
  • 1 pound large fresh jalapenos (about 10)
  • 2 tablespoons green bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons onions, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup cracker meal
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup milk

Breading Mixture

  • 2 cups cracker meal
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Slit peppers lengthwise, then seed and rinse.
  2. In large mixing bowl, combine remaining ingredients except breading mixture.
  3. Stuff pepper halves with crab mixture and press stuffing around pepper. Set aside.
  4. For breading mixture, place cracker meal in flat pan.
  5. Mix together milk, eggs, salt, pepper. Dip peppers in egg mixture, then cracker meal. Repeat procedure.
  6. Deep fry at 365 degrees F until golden brown.
  7. Drain on absorbent paper.

Breading/coating will stick better if you freeze the the peppers before frying.


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