Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow. (James 1:17)

Fiery Fried Stuffed Jalapeños

1 (10-oz.) can whole jalapeños, drained

1 (6-oz.) can crabmeat, drained

¼ cup all-purpose flour

2 T. regular cornmeal

¼ t. salt

¼ t. white pepper

1 cup buttermilk

½ cup all-purpose flour

¼ cup regular cornmeal

Vegetable oil


Cut stems from jalapeños.  Scoop out seeds using sharp knife.  Do not cut jalapeños in half.  Stuff each jalapeño with crabmeat; set aside.  Combine ¼ cup flour and next 4 ingredients; stir until smooth and set aside.  Dip stuffed jalapeños in batter, dredge in flour-cornmeal mixture.  Pour oil to depth of 2"-3" in deep fryer; heat to 375º.  Fry jalapeños, a few at a time, 1-2 minutes until golden brown.  Drain.