If you enjoy fried pickles, you will enjoy fried sliced jalapenos. These fried jalapeno slices offer a little heat without becoming overpowering. They're also acidic from the brine and flavorful from the taco spice. They're wonderful on their own, but dipped in the sauce takes them to the next level. Green jalapeno performs well here because they are larger. Get the hot version for a stronger kick. Allow the heat to return to 375°F for each batch of fried sliced jalapenos for the crispiest golden jalapenos. For the finest flavor and texture, serve immediately.
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What is Jalapeno?
Jalapeno pepper, a delicious vegetable of Mexican origin, is a type of pepper consumed in green and red colors according to its ripening time. Jalapeno peppers, which vary in color and size according to the ripening period, have a more juicy structure compared to other pepper varieties. Jalapeno pepper, which is one of the main ingredients of unique sauces in Mexican cuisine, is generally preferred in pickles in our country. If you slice jalapeno peppers into the pickles you prepare with vegetables such as cucumber, beans, tomatoes, cabbage, it will add a slightly bitter taste to your pickles. You can also slice jalapeno peppers and consume them as plain pickled jalapeno peppers.
How to make fried pickle jalapeno?
These sliced jalapenos are an excellent appetizer for any event or gathering. Fried jalapeno slices are battered and deep-fried to perfection before being stuffed with a cheddar and cream cheese combination. They can make a great weekend snack project if you want to make something crispy, cheese, and hot. When chopping these jalapenos, make sure they are sliced correctly. You can leave the seeds in these fried jalapenos or remove them. If you leave the seeds and ribs inside, they will be hotter and more spicy than if you removed them. It is very important not to touch your eyes or nose while chopping jalapenos or until you have thoroughly cleaned your hands. If you do, you will discover that it can be really painful. So you can use gloves.
To make fried jalapeno slices, you need the following ingredients:
- 1 jar sliced pickled jalapeños
- 1/2 cup cream
- 1/4 cup ranch dressing
- 1 Tbsp. lime zest
- 1 Tbsp. fresh juice
- 3 cups canola oil
- 1/2 cups of flour
- 2 Tbsp. taco seasoning
- 1/3 cup water
- 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
Drain the jalapenos and set aside 1/4 cup of the juice from the jar. Place drained peppers on paper towels in a single layer. Add extra paper towels on top and gently press to absorb excess liquid. Set aside the sour cream, ranch dressing, lime zest, and lime juice in a small bowl. In a medium saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat. In a small bowl, stir together flour and taco seasoning as the oil heated. Whisk in the reserved jarred juice and water until smooth. Coat the fried jalapeo slices in cornstarch and brush off excess. Toss coated sliced jalapenos lightly in batter mixture, allowing excess to fall out. When the oil reaches 375°F, cook the jalapeos in batches for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes. Transfer fried jalapeo slices to paper towels with a spider or slotted spoon. Repeat with the remaining jalapeo slices, and serve immediately with the sour cream ranch dip.
The nutritional information for sliced jalapenos include the full amount of bread ingredients. The amount of bread consumed will vary. You can calculate the nutritional value of frying oil based on its 10% retention value after cooking. The exact amount will vary with cooking time and temperature, the density of the ingredients, and the type of oil used. Also, wear disposable cooking gloves while performing all of this for your own safety.
It is possible to serve fried jalapeno slices in various ways. One of these might be for the top of the nacho. You can also serve it in the following ways:
- In place of salsa for tacos
- Mixed into guacamole
- With scrambled eggs for breakfast
- In quesadillas
- Topping for a creamy soup