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Crab Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers

Recipe from: DeYoung Estate in Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1937

1 pound flaked crabmeat
1 can pickled jalapeño peppers
2 tablespoons green pepper, finely chopped
2 tablespoons red onion, finely chopped
¼ cup cracker meal
1 egg, beaten
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 clove garlic, minced
¼ cup milk
2 cups cracker meal
1 cup milk
2 eggs
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper

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 cracker meal in a flat pan; mix together milk, eggs and salt and pepper. Dip peppers in egg mixture, then in cracker meal. Repeat procedure. Deep fry at 365°F until golden brown. Drain well.


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