Recipe Detail Alligator Eggs

Alligator Eggs

36 lg Jalapeno chilies, roasted -and peeled 1/2 lb Cooked, peeled and deveined -shrimp, minced 2 ts Mayonnaise 2 ts Prepared chilli sauce 2 ts Minced capers 2 ts Minced green onions 2 ts Minced fresh parsley 1/2 ts Dijon mustard 1/2 ts Horseradish 1/4 ts Paprika
-salt & fresh ground pepper -peanut oil 1 3/4 c All purpose flour 3/4 c Beer, room temp 2 Eggs
, room temp 3 tb Minced green onions 2 tb Vegetable oil
1 1/2 tb Catsup 2 ts Worcestershire sauce 1 1/2 ts Fresh lemon juice 1 1/2 ts Baking powder
1 1/2 ts Salt
1 ts Cayenne pepper
Using small, sharp knife; cut 1 1/2 inch slit at stem end on side of each chili. Scrape out seeds; do not tear stems. Rinse out chilies. Drain on towels. Mix next 9 ingredients. Season filling with salt and pepper. Spoon about 1 t into each chili (do not overstuff; chili should close). Arrange chilies on baking sheet. Refrigerate. Heat 3/4 inch peanut oil in heavy large skillet to 350 degrees. Blend in remaining ingredients in large bowl. Dredge each chili in mixture, coating completely. Add chilies to skillet (in batches; do not crowd) and fry until golden brown, turning once, about five minutes. Drain on paper towels and serve. From Bon Appetit, Dec '86. Makes 36 TERRI ST.LOUIS Date: 05-10-93 (23:42)


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