Jalapeño Beef Poppers recipe provided by the Certified Angus Beef® brand.

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Jalapeño Beef Poppers

Yields 42


  • 2 pounds Certified Angus Beef ® ground chuck
  • 12 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 jalapeños, seeded and minced
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon whole mustard seeds
  • 12 eggs
  • 1 cup plain bread crumbs
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • Frying oil as needed
  • Dipping sauce - see Honey Lime Crème Fraiche


  1. Combine ground beef, cheese, jalapeños, salt, pepper and mustard seeds in a large mixing bowl. Portion by hand into 42 “popper” shape balls, approximately 1-ounce each.
  2. Crack and whisk eggs; put in a shallow dish. Combine bread crumbs and put in a second shallow dish.
  3. 3. Prepare a pot with frying oil; heat to 325° F. Roll poppers in egg mix, 6-8 at a time, roll in bread crumbs; repeat. Deep fry 4 minutes in batches. Allow to dry on paper towels; serve warm with Honey Lime Crème Fraiche for dipping.

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