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Chilies Rellenos

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Category: Mexican

 Ingredients List

  • 6 c Peanut oil
  • 1 cn Chili pepper (4-oz)
  • 1/2 lb Cheddar cheese
  • 2 Eggs, separated
  • 1 tb Flour
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/4 c Flour, for dredging


Pour oil in electric deep fryer. Preheat at 425 deg for 25 minutes.
Meanwhile, drain green chili peppers Discard seeds and cut into 12 strips.
Cut cheese into 12 cubes. Wrap a chili strip around each cube of cheese;
dredge each in flour; Set aside. Beat egg whites to a soft peak. Beat
together egg yolks, flour and salt until mixture is smooth; fold in beaten
whites. Coat each cube with egg mixture, drop in hot oil.Fry till golden
brown. Spoon hot oil over chilies while frying to brown tops. Remove.
Drain. Serve on warm platter topped with red chili sauce or try rellenos

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