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Holiday appetizer ideas from Texas Roadhouse

Posted at 9:21 AM, Dec 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-15 09:21:41-05

MUSKEGON, Mich - Texas Roadhouse is sharing their recipe for Rattlesnake Bites that you can make right at home. It's sure to be a real crowd-pleaser for your next holiday party.


Step 1
3 large jalapenos, seeded and cut in half
1/2 large red pepper
2 cups Monterey jack cheese, shredded

Step 2 

1 large egg
2 tablespoons milk
1 tablespoon flour
1 teaspoon Parmesan, grated
salt and pepper

1 1/2 cup bread crumbs, seasoned or unseasoned

Wash jalapenos, cut in half, take out seeds, and dice fine
Wash red pepper and dice fine
Mix jalapenos and red peppers with shredded jack cheese until it forms a ball

Let set in refrigerator for at least 3 hours!

Form bite sized balls of the cheese mixture and set aside

Step 2
In shallow bowl, mix flour, egg, Parmesan, milk, salt, and pepper to taste.
Place breadcrumbs in a separate mixing bowl.
Dip cheese balls in egg mixture and then in breadcrumbs, work coating onto the cheese ball evenly and place on a plate or tray
Place breaded cheese balls in freezer for 1/2 hour to set up
Take out of freezer and deep fry in hot oil until golden brown.
Serve immediately with Ranch Dressing or your favorite dipping sauce