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Strawberries and Cheese Stuffed Jalapeños

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Stuffed jalapeños with a hint of sweet! The ultimate appetizer, these jalapeños are a party in your mouth! 

Strawberries and Cheese Stuffed Jalapeños

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 8 jalapeño peppers
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 cup California strawberries, chopped
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 4 spears thyme
  • vegetable oil as needed

Instructions

  • Roast jalapeños on a flat pan at high heat; when the skin turns dark, place them in a plastic bag for 10 minutes.
  • Once cooled, remove the peppers’ skin; make a lengthwise cut and remove the seeds.
  • Bread the jalapeños by first covering them with flour, followed by egg, and finishing with breadcrumbs.
  • Stuff with the cheese and half of the strawberries.
  • Place the oil in a pan and heat it up at 355°F; fry the jalapeños for 5 minutes. Remove excess oil by using absorbent paper.
  • Serve and garnish with the remaining strawberries and thyme.

Nutrition

Serving: 4  pepper halves | Calories: 635kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 121mg | Sodium: 382mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g
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