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

This post may contain affiliate links. Any purchases made through these links help support at no additional cost to you. Please see our disclosure policy.

Balance of Nature

Product Glamour Shots