favorite crab poppers

Recipe by polly salama
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READY IN: 3hrs
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 10
    jalapeno peppers (sliced in half and seeds and veins removed)
  • 1
    can white crab meat (drained)
  • 1
    (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 12
    cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2
    tablespoons salsa (your choice,i use pace picante medium)
  • 23
    cup self-rising flour (seasoning optional)
  • 1
    cup corn flakes (run through food processor until powdery like flour)
  • 3
    eggs, scrambled
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DIRECTIONS

  • boil jalapenos in water for 10-15 minutes until tender.
  • drain and cool.
  • dry with paper towel.
  • combine cheeses,crab meat and salsa in a bowl.
  • fill each pepper half with enough of the cheese mixture to fill to the top.
  • dredge the peppers in egg then flour (i add paprika and salt to flour to taste not much) then egg and finally in corn flakes.
  • repeat until all peppers are coated, then refridgerate for 2 hours.
  • in a heavy skillet add enough oil to cover peppers bring oil to high heat but not smoking.
  • fry until golden brown on each side.
  • drain, and continue until each pepper is fried.
  • serve with sour cream, jalapeno jelly and or salsa and guacamole.
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