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Chiles Rellenos I (D, TNT)
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Serves: 4

6 cups peanut oil
1 4-ounce can green chiles, mild
1/2 pound Monterey Jack cheese
2 eggs, separated
1 tablespoon flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup flour
1 8-ounce can enchilada sauce

Pour oil in electric deep fryer. Preheat at 425°F for 25 minutes.

Meanwhile, drain green chiles and remove seeds. Cut cheese into strips. Insert a strip into each chile. Dredge each in flour and set aside.

Beat egg whites to a soft peak.

Beat together egg yolks, flour, and salt until mixture is smooth; fold in beaten whites.

Coat each cube with egg mixture, drop in hot oil. Fry until golden brown. Spoon hot oil over chilies while frying to brown tops. Remove and drain.

Serve on warm platter topped with prepared enchilada sauce.

Posted by Joyce Rosenfeld

Nutritional Info Per Serving: N/A