Jalapeño cheese poppers

Jalapeño cheese poppers

Enjoy these cheese poppers that are crunchy on the outside and gooey on the inside with a slight kick of the jalapeños.http://www.planestoplates.com/jalapeno-cheese-poppers/

Meeth Nihan


  1. 2 cups mozzarella cheese shredded
  2. ¼ cup jalapeños , chopped
  3. ½ cup flour
  4. 1 egg , slightly beaten
  5. 1 - 2 Tablespoons milk
  6. 1 cup corn flakes crushed
  7. ½ teaspoon basil dried
  8. ½ teaspoon pepper crushed
  9. 1 teaspoons salt
  10. optional ranch marinara sauce or for dipping


60 mins
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    Preheat oven to 200 deg C. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray heavily with cooking spray.

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    Mix the shredded mozzarella cheese with the chopped jalapeños. (If possible add a little bit of the vinegar from the jalapeño bottle, that adds a little flavour) Make little balls and then shape them into little oval cutlet bites. Freeze the poppers until hard (about 30 minutes).

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    Place flour in one bowl and egg whisked with milk in a second bowl. In a third bowl, add crushed cornflakes, dried basil, pepper and salt.

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    Toss the cheese poppers in the flour to coat, then in the egg mixture, then in the crumb mixture.

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    Freeze the poppers for about 15 minutes. (This will keep the cheese from melting too fast while the coating gets crispy in the oven).

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    Place cheese on the baking sheet. Spray again with some cooking spray. Bake 4-6 minutes. They need to be watched closely so they don’t melt completely!

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