Beer Battered Cheese Stuffed Hatch Peppers

June 18, 2024
Beer Battered Cheese Stuffed Hatch Chilis


  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons Mrs. Dash Table Blend Seasoning
  • 1 (12 oz.) bottle of beer
  • 6 Melissa’s New Mexico Hatch Peppers – roasted & peeled
  • 6 (2 oz.) string cheese sticks
  • 6 (2 oz.) Colby-Jack cheese sticks
  • 6 skewers
  • 1 quart vegetable oil or vegetable oil for frying
  • Directions
  • Heat the oil in a fryer or a high sided pot to 375 degrees.
  • Whisk all of the dry ingredients together.
  • Add the beer and mix until just incorporated.
  • Slice the peppers, on one side, the length of the peppers and remove the seeds. Insert 1 string cheese stick and 1 Colby-jack cheese stick into each pepper.
  • Insert the skewers into the peppers and roll them into the batter until well coated.
  • Fry 2 or 3 at a time in the hot oil for about 2 or 3 minutes until golden brown. Drain them on paper towels. Repeat for the rest of the peppers.

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