Ingredients

How to make it

  • 1. Prepare the beer batter and let stand at least 20 minutes
  • 2. Roast & peel the chilies (if using fresh)
  • 3. Cut cold cheese into long thin pieces, 2 inches long by 1/8-inch square.
  • 4. Cut a tiny slit toward the top of the roasted, peeled chile and carefully slide in pieces of the cheese until the chile is just filled with cheese. (Handle with care so you don’t tear the chile.)
  • 5. Drain stuffed chiles on paper towels before dipping in batter.
  • 6. In a deep med. frying pan heat oil to 350 degrees F.
  • 7. Dip chiles, one at a time, into batter and carefully slide them into the hot oil, do not allow chilies to touch each other. Once they are golden brown, turn the chiles over and fry the other side. The second side will brown more quickly.
  • 8. Keep warm in oven until all chiles are all fried. Drain fried chiles on paper towels.
  • 9. Place chilies on the plate and surround with a bit of shaved lettuce & thin slices of bell pepper, top with a dab of sour cream. Serve with refried beans, steamed corn tortillas & a cold beer.
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  • BEER BATTER
  • • ¾ cup plus 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • • 1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne
  • • 1 cup pilsner type beer
  • Combine flour, cornstarch, salt, cumin and cayenne in medium bowl mix & add beer and stir until batter is smooth. Batter should be like thick pancake batter. Allow batter to rest 20 minutes before using.

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    " It was excellent "
    mjcmcook ate it and said...
    ~HELLO~
    I am looking forward to preparing this
    "5"FORK!!!!! recipe~
    My Family Loves 'Chili Rellenos'~ I have
    tried many different recipes(surprising how
    many variations there are!) I am intrigued with
    your 'version' because of the combination
    of ingredients (mostly the Beer!!! that you use)
    Thank-you for sharing~
    ~*~mjcmcook~*~
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    " It was excellent "
    cuzpat ate it and said...
    Good!
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  • wynnebaer 4 years ago
    I'd love to try these but have never seen New Mexico green chiles in N.E...Would Poblanos be an adequate substitution?
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