Feta Jalapeño Poppers with Gold’s Wasabi Dipping Sauce

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jalapeño poppers

Cheesy. Spicy. Fried. These jalapeño poppers are all that and more. The saltiness from the feta coupled with the heat from the jalapeños and the crunch from the coating make these the perfect appetizer to serve at your gathering. The dipping sauce infused with wasabi takes this classic to another level. Gold’s wasabi sauce really adds depth and tang to this dish. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

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  • 20 ServingsServings


  • 10 large jalapeños
  • 2 oz. feta cheese
  • 4 oz. cream cheese
  • 4 oz. cheddar or mozzarella cheese
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs or panko
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • oil, for flying
  • 1 roasted red bell pepper, finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup Gold’s wasabi sauce


In a bowl, combine the feta, cheddar, and cream cheese. Cut the jalapeños lengthwise, for less spiciness remove the seeds ,and stuff each cavity with the cheese mixture. In a shallow bowl beat the egg. In another bowl, place the breadcrumbs. Dip each jalapeño, in flour, egg, and breadcrumbs and then once more in egg and breadcrumbs.In a skillet, heat enough oil to come 1/3 of the way up the sides of the pan to 370F over medium heat. Fry each jalapeño for 2-3 minutes and transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to drain. Cool slightly before serving.

Garnish with the bell pepper and cilantro. Serve with the dipping sauce.