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El Popular: Chorizo Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers Appetizer Recipe

Chorizo Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers
Corrinne Keller
2012 Ivy Tech – Chorizo Contest

Prep Time: 25 min.     
Start to Finish: 1 hour

Yields 12 Poppers


  • 12 small to medium fresh jalapenos
  • 1 package (9 oz.) shredded Chihuahua cheese
  • 6-8 oz. El Popular Chorizo (Original)
  • 1 egg beaten plus ½ tsp water
  • ¼ cup flour (for dusting)
  • 1 sleeve Ritz crackers, crushed
  • 3-4 cups cooking oil


  1. Heat cooking oil to 375 degrees.
  2. Cut tops of jalapenos off and remove seeds and white veins.
  3. In a skillet on medium heat cook chorizo until done
  4. Add the Chihuahua cheese and let melt.
  5. Using a piping bag or spoon, carefully add the chorizo and cheese mixture into the cavity of the pepper filling to the top.
  6. Replace tops back on the peppers.
  7. Dip poppers in the egg wash, flour, then crushed crackers.
  8. Deep fry till the outside of the popper is golden brown.