Super Spicy Stuffed Jalapenos

OOOhhhh Weeee, these babies are good. This was my lunch…my spicy as hell, Guy Fieri inspired poppers.

I think when you “stuff” anything, it’s hard to go wrong.  Exibit A, stuffed jalapenos.

A few years back, I happened to come across Guy Fieri on a Superbowl cooking segment. There’s something about Guy that just stops me in my tracks every time I see him on TV. I’m guessing that he’s the closest thing  to a human teddy bear that I’ve ever seen. And he’s consistently sweet and nice, and those sunglasses on the back of his head crack me up.

And so there I was, watching Guy, expecting a recipe of fried cheese on a hogie with nachos on the side…but he SHOCKED me with a simple and (fairly) healthy recipe! He basically stuffed regular jalapenos with ground turkey and sour cream. Although it sounded a little odd, I trusted guy and embarked on my own stuffed jalapeno adventure.

All I can say is, In Guy I Trust, because they turned out AWESOME!

I added my own Lean touches to the recipe to make them just right, and I am proud to say that these Stuffed Jalapenos are spicy perfection. Heaven on a plate. So-sad-they’re-gone good. If you like spicy jalapeno nachos (not that you’ve ever eaten spicy jalapeno nachos or anything ;)), you’ll LOVE these.

Super Spicy Stuffed Jalapenos

Ingredients

  • 3 oz Ground Chicken
  • 1/3 Cup of 2% Greek Yogurt
  • Juice of 1/2 Lime
  • 1 Tblsp of Chopped Red Onion
  • Handful of Fresh Cilantro, Minced
  • 1 Tblsp Salsa of Choice
  • Mrs Dash Fiesta Lime to taste
  • 4 LARGE Jalapeno Peppers, sliced in half and seeds removed

Instructions

  1. Season ground chicken with salt, garlic powder, Mrs. Dash Fiesta lime or seasonings of your choice
  2. Brown ground chicken in a pan
  3. In a bowl, combine greek yogurt, Lime Juice, onion, cilantro, and salsa,
  4. Add ground chicken to greek yogurt mixture
  5. Slice Jalapenos in half and be sure to remove all of the seeds. You can either leave the jalapenos raw or put them in the oven at 300 degrees for 5-8 minutes to make them less spicy.
  6. Use a small spoon to fill the jalapenos with the ground chicken mixture

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