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Jalapeno Poppers Recipe

Lil' Luna
Spicy fried jalapeño poppers are a classic appetizer that everyone wants! Bite into these cheesy poppers for a flavor explosion!
5 from 14 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 331 kcal


  • 6 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup Shredded cheese cheddar
  • 10-12 jalapeno peppers halved and seeded
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • oil for frying


  • Mix cream cheese and shredded cheese in a bowl. Spoon a few tablespoons of this mixture into the pepper halves.
  • Place milk, flour and bread crumbs in separate bowls. Dip jalapenos in milk, then flour, then back in milk. Dip peppers in bowl with bread crumbs making sure it is all coated. (To make sure they are coated, re-dip in milk and back in breadcrumbs)
  • Heat oil in a skillet on medium-high heat. Fry jalapeno peppers for a few minutes or until golden brown.
  • Let drain on a paper towel-lined plate. Serve warm with ranch or other dipping sauces. 


Calories: 331kcalCarbohydrates: 33gProtein: 11gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 49mgSodium: 358mgPotassium: 222mgFiber: 2gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 825IUVitamin C: 27.6mgCalcium: 207mgIron: 2.1mg
Keyword Jalapeno Poppers
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