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Chiles Rellenos With Cheese

Yield about 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 whole green chile peppers, cleaned and parboiled
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • Vegetable oil
  • Salsa De Tomates

How to Make It

  1. Stuff peppers with shredded cheese. Dip in milk, and dredge in flour. Set aside.

  2. Beat egg whites (at room temperature) in a large mixing bowl until stiff peaks form. Beat egg yolks until thick and lemon colored; gently fold yolks into beaten egg whites.

  3. Dip each pepper in egg mixture, and fry in deep hot oil (400°) for 2 to 3 minutes or until lightly browned, turning once. Drain well on paper towels. Serve with Salsa de Tomates.

  4. Note: For guests, you may want to serve a variety of additional sauces, such as Hot Pepper Sauce, Fresh Tomato Sauce, Cheese Sauce, or any sour cream sauce.

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