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       Title: STUFFED JALAPENOS (MASSA'S)
  Categories: Appetizers, Tex-mex, Seafood
       Yield: 4 servings
  
     1/4 c  Butter, melted
     1/2 c  Onion, chopped
     1/2 c  Celery, chopped
     1/4 c  Garlic, chopped
      12 oz Fresh crab meat
       1    Egg, slightly beaten
       1 ts Salt
     1/2 ts White pepper
     1/2 c  Cracker meal or bread crumbs
            - for dressing, plus extra
            - for coating
      10    Jalapenos, cut in half, l.w.
            - seeded & parboiled (NOTE)
  
     Heat butter in a non-stick skillet and saute chopped
   onion, celery and garlic until softened, about 3
   minutes. Combine in bowl with crab, egg, salt, pepper
   and cracker meal, and mix (dressing should stick
   together). If too dry, add another egg. Stuff pepper
   halves liberally. Moisten stuffed peppers by dipping
   in cool water. Roll in more cracker meal to coat. Deep
   fry (or fry in skillet) in hot vegetable oil until
   golden brown. NOTE: To parboil, drop peppers into
   boiling water for a minute or two
       until semi-soft, then drain.
  
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