Battered Jalapeños with Mexican Salsa

Battered Jalapeños with Mexican Salsa

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Step 1 In a skillet, sauté the jalapeños until tender. 2-3 minutes.
Step 2 Slit the jalapeños lengthwise with a carving knife and remove the seeds and veins.
Step 3 Fill each jalapeño with grated cheese.
Step 4 Coat the jalapeños in flour and set aside.
Step 5 Use a hand mixer to whip the egg whites with a pinch of salt until soft peaks form
Step 6 Preheat enough oil in a frying pan, dip the flour-coated jalapeños in the whisked egg whites and fry until golden on all sides.
Step 7 Serve the battered jalapeños with a side of Salsa Mexicana.


  • Fill the jalapeños with cooked minced meat for heartier one-biters. 


  • Calories: 491 
  • Fat: 35.4g 
  • Carbs: 16.6g 
  • Protein: 25.2g 


  • 12 Whole jalapeños La Costeña
  • 12 oz Manchego or cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs whites
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cooking oil as needed
  • 1 jar Salsa Mexicana La Costeña

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