Crab-Stuffed Green Chilies

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40-45 hors d'oeuvres

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Discard pulp and seeds from chilies, rinse chilies and drain on paper towels.
  2. Combine crab meat, green pepper, onion, dill pickle, cucumber, 1/4 cup crushed crackers, 1 egg, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, cayenne, garlic and 1/4 cup milk in large bowl.
  3. Stuff chilies with crab mixture. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes.
  4. Place remaining 3 cups crushed crackers in flat pan.
  5. Combine remaining 1 cup milk, 2 eggs, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper in another pan.
  6. Dip chilled stuff chilies in egg mixture, then in crackers. Repeat procedure.
  7. Deep-fry at 375 degrees until golden brown.
  8. Drain on paper towels.
  9. Slice about 1 1/2 inches thick.

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