Bloomin' Jalapenos

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30-40 appetizers

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 15 -20 large fresh jalapenos, stemmed and cut in half (scoop out some or all of the seeds depending on heat you want)
  • 2 eggs
  • 12 cup milk
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Old Bay Seasoning
  • 2 cups flour
  • oil (for frying)
  • DIPPING SAUCE make this in advance
  • 1 large ripe avocado
  • 12 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons picante sauce
  • 14 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 12 lime, juice of


  1. Beat egg well and add milk.
  2. Put peppers in mixture, mixing to coat.
  3. Let stand in mixture about five minutes, then remove.
  4. Put salt, pepper, Old Bay Seasoning and flour in 1 quart zip lock bag.
  5. Shake to mix thoroughly.
  6. Drop the peppers, a few at a time, in the flour and close bag and shake to coat.
  7. Lay peppers cut-side-down on cookie sheet to dry for 15 minutes.
  8. Deep fry pepper slices in hot oil until brown and crisp.
  9. Drain on paper towels.
  10. Put dipping sauce in small deep bowl and place on large plate.
  11. Arrange the jalapeno slices, petal fashion around the dipping sauce bowl.

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