Billy’s Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

September 22, 2018

Billy’s Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

Ingredients.

  • Jalapeños
  • Bacon
  • Cheese (gouda or cheddar)

 

Tools. 

A good fire-cook knows the crowd always arrive hungry, a solid appetizer is in order.  How about some grilled fruit?  Billy’s favorite is bacon-wrapped jalapeno poppers.

 

Prep. 

The work involved in making bacon-wrapped jalapeno poppers is all in the prep.  Plan on accommodating the crowd with at least two poppers each.

Fetch some kitchen gloves for handling this many jalapenos, start by cutting off the stem and slicing the jalapeno in half lengthwise, remove the guts (seeds).  Billy likes smoked gouda or cheddar cheese for the filling – cut the cheese into little sticks that will fit into the jalapeño.

Grab some quality bacon and cut the strips in half, wrap gently around the jalapeno pepper and cheese filling and secure with a toothpick – ready, set, go.

 

Fire.

Go build a big ol’ smokin’ hot fire, shoot for about 350 degrees.

 

Cook. 

This is the appetizer, don’t wait for a perfect fire.  Place the bacon-wrapped jalapeno poppers for indirect heat; bathe those lil’ rascals in smoke for about fifteen minutes.  the eager crowd awaits. 

 






Also in Recipes

Guacamole Jalapeño Bacon Burger
Guacamole Jalapeño Bacon Burger

July 31, 2020

Looking for a spicy twist on the traditional burger that will smack your taste buds?

View full article →

Pepper Crusted Smoked Salmon
Pepper Crusted Smoked Salmon

May 19, 2020

This is an easy, reliable, and tasty salmon recipe.  On the next visit to the local grocer, pick out a fresh center-cut piece of Atlantic salmon –other salmon species are a bit too lean for smokin’.

View full article →

Fire Cook Beef Tenderloin Like Billy
Fire Cook Beef Tenderloin Like Billy

February 13, 2020

Take a trip to the grocer; ask the friendly butcher for fully trimmed prime beef tenderloin.  Billy knows this is a severe wallet-whippin’, but cookin’ beef tenderloin is an epic event.

View full article →

Follow Our Feed instagram logo @billytwangbbq