Chile Rellenos


Delicious green chiles stuffed with cheese, dipped in a special batter and fried in canola oil.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
4 servings


  • 12 Anaheim chile peppers, charred and peeled

  • 1 pound Cheddar cheese, cut into strips

  • 1 cup milk

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon canola oil

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour for coating


  1. Remove seeds and membranes from peppers. Stuff each pepper with a strip of cheese.

  2. In a small bowl combine milk, the 1 cup flour, egg, baking powder, baking soda, salt and canola oil; mix well to make a batter.

  3. Pour enough oil in heavy frying pan to reach 1 inch in depth and heat over medium-high heat. Roll each pepper in the remaining flour and dip in the batter. Fry until lightly browned on both sides.


Use canned green chiles, or char fresh green chiles over a flame, then peel them. Remove seeds and membranes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

741 Calories
42g Fat
52g Carbs
39g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 741
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 42g 54%
Saturated Fat 25g 127%
Cholesterol 171mg 57%
Sodium 1746mg 76%
Total Carbohydrate 52g 19%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 39g
Vitamin C 194mg 971%
Calcium 973mg 75%
Iron 5mg 26%
Potassium 705mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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