Jalapeño Poppers

Impress your guests with these jalapeños poppers.
They won’t even know they’re gluten-free!
Jalapeño Poppers
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
2 mins
Total Time
22 mins
Impress your guests with these jalapeños poppers, they won’t even know they’re gluten-free!
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Gluten Free
Servings: 12 poppers
  • 12 fresh jalapeños
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup cream cheese
  • Handful coriander (cilantro) leaves roughly chopped
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup gluten-free breadcrumbs
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper
  1. Cut slit along the side of each jalapeño and carefully remove seeds and veins.
  2. Combine cheese and coriander with 1 egg. Stir to combine and spoon mixture into the jalapeños.
  3. Place remaining eggs in a bowl and beat to combine. Pour breadcrumbs into another bowl to create a crumbing station. Dip each jalapeño in egg mix, then coat with breadcrumbs.
  4. Heat oil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Carefully fry the jalapeños in oil for 1-2 minutes or until golden. Drain on paper towel before serving.
Recipe Notes

The recipe for Gluten-Free Jalapeño Poppers first appeared in Issue 11 of Australian Gluten-Free Life magazine. Pick up a copy today for more gluten-free entertaining ideas.

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This recipe has been generously contributed by Cara Boatswain from her magazine Australian Gluten Free Life.

Original recipe text copyright 2016 by Sandra Basic and Cara Boatswain. Photo by Brandee Meier.

This recipe and many more are available in the quarterly magazine Australian Gluten Free Living.  Subscribe at agfl.com.au.  Also available at fine stores in Australia, and through One Degree Gluten Free in Singapore.