This is served at the Los Caballeros Ranch in Wickenburg, Arizona. Hopalong Cassidy
visited this ranch in the 1950s. He rode in a black Cadillac convertible with leopard
upholstery and a silver horse hood ornament.
8 mild (Anaheim) chile peppers
4 ounces cream cheese
3 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese
3 to 4 ounces shredded cooked chicken
4 ounces dry bread crumbs
4 ounces chopped scallions
1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
8 ounces diced green chiles
Egg wash (for breading)
Cracker meal (for breading)
Vegetable oil (for frying)
Blanch peppers in boiling water for 6 to 8 minutes.
Slit peppers lengthwise and remove seeds; drain on rack and cool.