For chili lovers, jalapeños are a line item on every grocery list. This relative of the Morita pepper has a middle-of-the-road heat level. They are a great addition to any appetizer, baked good, or recipe to make your own hot sauce. With their durability and accessibility, these green chilies are like the golden retrievers of the hot pepper family.
Here are a few of the ways we like to use up ours.
- Roasted Sea Bream with Jalapeño Vinaigrette: A simply roasted fish gets a zippy, colorful enhancement with jalapeño and herb sauce.
- Jalapeño Poppers : This recipe gets scientific about the beloved bar snack--and the result is game-changing.
- Cornbread Jalapeño Muffins: Corn and jalapeño peppers are frequent bedmates, and with good reason. The sugar of the corn plays nicely against the pepper’s acidity.
- Bacon Jalapeño Cheese Ball: This retro-inspired dish will definitely steal the show at your next gathering.
Think these sound delicious? Why don't you try to make your own hot sauce? Check out our Homemade Hot Sauce Kit!