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Crabmeat Stuffed Jalapenos


  • 1 pound flaked crabmeat
  • 1 (27 ounce) can jalapeno peppers
  • 2 tablespoons each finely chopped green pepper, onions and dill pickle
  • 1/4 cup cracker meal
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Breading mixture


  1. Cut peppers in half lengthwise. Discard pulp and seeds and rinse carefully.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine remaining ingredients, except breading mixture.
  3. Stuff pepper halves with crab mixture and press stuffing around pepper. Set aside.
  4. To prepare breading mixture: Place 2 cups cracker meal in a flat pan.
  5. In a separate pan, mix milk, egg, salt and pepper.
  6. Dip peppers into egg mixture, then into cracker meal. Repeat procedure.
  7. Deep fry at 365 degrees F until golden brown.
  8. Drain on paper towels.

Yield: 30 hors d'oeuvres

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