*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                       Fried Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers
 
 Recipe By     : Southern Living 1995 Annual Recipes
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Hot & Spicy
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      10 oz. can    whole pickled jalapeno peppers -- drained
      2/3  cup           pimiento cheese
      3/4  cup           all-purpose flour -- divided
      1/4  cup           plus 2 tablespoons cornmeal -- divided
      1/4  teaspoon      salt
      1/4  teaspoon      pepper
    1      cup           buttermilk
                         Vegetable oil
 
 * Cut stems from peppers. Remove seeds, using a small sharp knife. {Do not 
 split peppers.} Stuff each pepper with pimiento cheese. Cover and chill at 
 least 2 hours.
 * Combine 1/4 cup flour, 2 tablespoons cornmeal, and next 3 ingredients; set 
 batter aside.
 * Combine remaining 1/2 cup flour and 1/4 cup cornmeal.
 * Dip stuffed peppers in batter; dredge in flour mixture.
 * Pour oil to depth of 2 to 3 inches in a Dutch oven; heat to 375 degrees. 
 Fry peppers, a few at a time, 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until golden. 
 Drain on paper towels.
   YIELD: About 12 appetizers
 
 
 
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