Fresh Mozzarella Jalapeno Poppers Recipe

Jessica Published March 15, 2020

Make this classic fried snack in your own home! These poppers are perfectly spicy and filled with fresh mozzarella cheese.


How To Make Fresh Mozzarella Jalapeno Poppers

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  • 30 jalapeno pepper sliced lengthwise and seeded
  • 12 oz. fresh mozzarella cheese
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp. Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp. pepper to taste
  • ΒΌ tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 tbsp. Oil for frying


  • In a bowl, combine mozzarella and cream cheese until smooth.
  • Spoon mixture into jalapenos.
  • In one bowl, add milk, and in another, combine flour, salt, pepper, paprika, chili powder, and garlic powder.
  • Dip each pepper into the flour mixture, milk, and once more into flour mixture to coat evenly.
  • Let set for 10 minutes to dry. In a third bowl, add breadcrumbs.
  • Dip peppers into milk and breadcrumbs and set aside for about 5 minutes.
  • Preheat your oil to 350 degrees and fry poppers until golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 272kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 381mg | Potassium: 246mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 979IU | Vitamin C: 62mg | Calcium: 283mg | Iron: 2mg


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