This quick-to-prepare recipe is perfect for tailgating at home! For best results, use Certified Angus Beef®, known for its exceptional quality and generous marbling that give it incredible juiciness, unparalleled tenderness, and exceptional flavor. Recipe by Food City and Certified Angus Beef®.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
40 mins
total:
55 mins
Servings:
42
Yield:
42 poppers
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Ingredients

42
Original recipe yields 42 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine ground beef, cheese, jalapenos, salt, pepper, and mustard seeds in a large mixing bowl. Portion by hand into 42 "popper"-shaped balls, approximately 1 ounce each.

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  • Crack and whisk eggs; put in a shallow dish. Combine bread crumbs and put in a second shallow dish.

  • Prepare a pot with frying oil; heat to 325 degrees F. Roll poppers in egg mix, 6 to 8 at a time. Roll in bread crumbs; repeat. Deep fry 4 minutes in batches. Allow to dry on paper towels.

Cook's Note:

Try it with the Certified Angus Beef(R) recipe for Honey Lime Creme Fraiche for dipping.

Editor's Note:

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. Amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts

134 calories; protein 8.2g 16% DV; carbohydrates 4.1g 1% DV; fat 9.7g 15% DV; cholesterol 77.1mg 26% DV; sodium 282.3mg 11% DV. Full Nutrition
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