Bratwurst-Stuffed Jalapeños Are Spicy Snack Inception
Jalapeños diced up and added to sausage links to give 'em a bit more of a kick? Doesn't sound too crazy, and you've probably seen it before. But what if we told you it was possible to put the sausage inside the jalapeño, resulting in a piping hot, spicy, meat-and-cheese inception? Behold these bratwurst-stuffed jalapeño peppers by Food Steez: a wonder of human achievement guaranteed to make any spice-lover salivate. Prepare to have your mind blown and watch the video to see how it's done.
- 5 pork sausage bratwursts
- ½ cup Cheddar cheese
- 8-10 large jalapeño peppers
- Cilantro-lime dip, to serve
- 16 ounces sour cream
- 3 garlic cloves
- 2 limes, juiced
- ¼ cup green onions
- ¼ cup cilantro
- To make the cilantro-lime dip, combine the sour cream, garlic cloves, lime juice, green onion, and cilantro in a food processor. Pulse until smooth, and set aside.
- Remove the bratwurst from its casing and add it to a small bowl along with the Cheddar cheese.
- Remove the stems and seeds from inside the jalapeños.
- Stuff the bratwurst and cheese mixture inside each pepper.
- In an oiled skillet over medium heat, cook each pepper for 8-10 minutes, until the exterior is lightly charred.
- Remove and bake in the oven for an additional 10 minutes (or until the pork is cooked through).
- Top with additional cilantro and serve with the cilantro-lime dip on the side.
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