Traditional Green Chili Rellenos
Traditional Chile Rellenos
1/2 inch of oil in frying pan, heated until hot
8 long New Mexico green chiles, roasted and peeled
8 finger size pieces of American, Jack, Cheddar or Acadero cheese
1/2 c. flour
4 large eggs, seperated
1/2 t. salt
1 T. flour
Beat egg whites with salt until stiff.
In separate bowl beat egg yolks, add salt and flour and mix well.
Fold the yolk mixture into egg whites just enough to mix. Use quickly, as this batter will seperate.
Make small slit in the top of the chile and insert cheese.
Roll chile in flour to coat.
Dip chile into batter.
Fry in hot oil until golden brown. If oil is hot enough, this will only take a few minutes.
Turn chile occassionally.
Drain on several layer of paper towels.
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