You get all the flavors of your favorite jalapeno poppers in these spicy, panko-breaded pan-fried cheese balls served with sour cream and chives.


Recipe Summary

30 mins
15 mins
1 hr
1 hr 45 mins
35 poppers


Original recipe yields 35 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Stir jalapenos, cheese, peanut butter, chutney and Cajun seasoning in medium bowl until blended. Shape into 1/2-inch round balls.

  • Place egg, flour and breadcrumbs into three separate small bowls. Coat each ball in flour, then egg and breadcrumbs. Chill on baking sheet 1 hour.

  • Heat 2 inches oil to 350 degrees F in a 6-quart saucepan. Fry poppers 1 1/2-2 minutes each or until golden brown. Drain on paper towel. Season with salt.

  • Combine sour cream and chives. Serve with poppers.

Nutrition Facts

65 calories; protein 2.5g 5% DV; carbohydrates 5.1g 2% DV; fat 4.3g 7% DV; cholesterol 15.1mg 5% DV; sodium 67.3mg 3% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 4 stars
I found this recipe while looking for something different to do with a bunch of jalapenos that needed to be used. I don't fry things but I was really curious about the flavor combination. I mixed the cheese peanut butter chutney and Cajun seasoning together and stuffed the mix into a dozen jalapenos that I halved and seeded then pressed the tops into a bowl of panko and baked for 15 mins. I took them to a potluck at work served with a creamy garlic dressing and they had everyone talking about how good and different they were. Read More