Velveeta Hot Poppers
Now you can make these favorite appetizers at home. Use either
regular Velveeta or Mild Mexican Velveeta for a spicier popper.
Or - use them both for variety.
Prep: 20 min - Total: 5 hr 40 min
1/2 lb. (8 oz.) VELVEETA Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product,
cut into 2x1/2x1/2-inch pieces
12 medium fresh jalapeno peppers (about 1/2 lb.), cut in half
1/2 cup milk
1 cup flour
1/2 cup seasoned dry bread crumbs
PLANTERS Peanut Oil for frying
PRESS 1 piece of VELVEETA in each pepper half. Dip peppers in
milk, then into combined flour and bread crumbs, turning to
evenly coat all sides. Repeat to coat each pepper twice. Place
on baking sheet.
FREEZE 5 hours or until firm.
ADD 6 poppers to hot oil (400°F). Fry 5 minutes or until golden
brown. Remove from oil; drain on paper towels. Repeat with
remaining poppers. Serve immediately.
Makes 12 servings, 2 poppers each
Great Substitute: For an even spicier popper, prepare using
VELVEETA Mild Mexican Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product
with Jalapeno Peppers.
This recipe created by Kraft Foods.