Jalapenos stuffed w/ crab and smoked cheddar, wrapped in bacon

Jalapenos stuffed w/ crab and smoked cheddar, wrapped in bacon

8 reviews, 4.4 star(s). 88% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

Jalapeno peppers stuffed w/ crab and smoked cheddar, and wrapped in bacon


12 jalapeno peppers
1 can cooked crab meat, 6 ounces
4 ounces smoked cheddar cheese
12 strips of bacon
24 toothpicks

Original recipe makes 12 Servings



1. Cut tops off of peppers. Hollow out peppers - I use a crab pick under running water and that works really well. If you don't have a crab pick, you can try any manner of thin knives or small spoons.

2. Grate cheese and put into a small bowl. Drain the canned crab very well. Mix the crab with the cheese - there should be an even mixture of crab and cheese.

3. Using your fingers and, if necessary, the blunt end of a chop stick, stuff the crab and cheese mixture into the peppers.

4. Wrap each pepper with a strip of bacon and secure with toothpicks.

5. Bake peppers on a rack that has been set in a pan, so the bacon grease can drip into the pan. Bake at 400 for 20-30 minutes, or until bacon is fully cooked.

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I will be trying this soon.
yvonne1965 3y ago

We made these last year (2012) for the Super Bowl. Liked them so well, they are on the menu for Super Bowl 2013.
SonyaN 3y ago

Other than using canned lump crab meat I prepared it exactly according to the recipe--it turned out great. It recieved great reviews from my guest!
Trissa 3y ago

Pretty good! If you live jalapenos, you will live these! We used the HOT jalapenos and they were awesome!
amandageorgepelts 4y ago

Really good!! Not hard to make at all, used a oyster shucker to clean out the jalapeños. Didn't really taste the crab too much but overall really yummy!! It gave me a few ideas to oomph them up next time!! Thanks again!!
Shanniebaby77 4y ago

These were awesome! Store didn't have smoked cheddar, so we used smoked provolone instead.
jeffmeucci 4y ago

Holy crap this sounds good!! Can't wait to try
Love7721 4y ago

Yes, this does sound really good. I'll be making these for Memorial Day for sure. Thanks for posting.
arbpen 4y ago

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