Chorizo-Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers filled with chorizo, cream cheese, and shredded Mexican cheese blend are the perfect game day eats! They're smoky, spicy, creamy and full of bold flavors you'll love in an appetizer!
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 25minutes
Total Time 40minutes
8ouncesMexican pork chorizo
1small onion, peeled and chopped
8ouncescream cheese, softened
1cupshredded Mexican cheese blend
For the Cilantro Lime Dip
4tablespoonsfreshly-squeezed lime juice
1/2cupcilantro, stemmed and minced
salt to taste
Remove chorizo from casings if not using bulk. In a wide pan over medium heat, add chorizo. Break into small pieces with the back of a wooden spoon.
When chorizo begins to render fat, add onions. Cook for about 5 to 7 minutes or until chorizo is lightly browned and onions are softened. Remove chorizo from pan and drain well. Let cool completely.
In a large bowl, beat cream cheese using an electric mixer at medium speed until smooth and fluffy.
Gently stir in chorizo and shredded cheese.
Cut each jalapeno lengthwise and with a small spoon, scrape out any seeds and veins.
Spoon chorizo mixture into each of the hollowed pepper halves.
Arrange stuffed jalapenos in a single layer on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake in a 450 F oven for about 10 to 15 minutes or until cheese is lightly browned and bubbly.
Serve immediately with cilantro lime dipping sauce.
For the Cilantro-Lime Dipping Sauce
In a small bowl. combine mayonnaise, sour cream, and lime juice. Stir until well-blended.
Add cilantro and stir to combine. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Nutritional Facts provided is for 2 pieces per serving and do not include the cilantro dipping sauce.