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Crabmeat Stuffed Jalapenos (Texas Popcorn)
This recipe comes from appetizer-recipes which is one of the eGroups. This recipe was posted by Mimi Hiller from an original post by Steve Tanner from Steve Tanner Da Firecracker Chilly Page. (I have no contact details for Steve)


           1 pound flaked crabmeat
           1 can jalapeno peppers - (1 pound, 11 ounces)
           2 tablespoons finely chopped green pepper
           2 tablespoons minced onions
           2 tablespoons dill pickle - minced
           1/4 cup cracker meal
           2 beaten eggs
           1/4 teaspoon salt
           1/4 teaspoon black pepper
           1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
           1 clove minced garlic
           1/4 cup milk
           Breading mixture

Cut peppers in half lengthwise. Discard pulp and seeds and rinse carefully. In a large mixing bowl, combine remaining ingredients, except breading mixture. Stuff pepper halves with crab mixture and press stuffing around pepper. Set peppers aside.

To prepare breading mixture: Place 2 cups cracker meal in a flat pan. In a separate pan, mix 1 cup mils, 2 eggs and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Dip peppers in egg mixture, then in cracker meal. Repeat procedure.

Deep fry at 365 degrees (F) until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

Makes 30 hors d'oeuvre