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Stuffed Jowl Jalapeno Bites

June 15, 2023 • 0 comments

Stuffed Jowl Jalapeno Bites
Tasty appetizer or addition to breakfast!
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  • Servings: 4


  • (1 lb) Pork, Jowls Sliced
  • (8-10) jalapenos
  • (1 Tablespoon) pork rub, optional
  • (4 ounces) cream cheese


  1. Season pork jowls with favorite seasoning rub if desired.
  2. Fry pork jowls over medium heat until crispy, but soft enough to wrap.
  3. Flip pork jowls every couple of minutes to crisp both sides evenly.
  4. Once jowls are cooked, remove slices from pan and place on a few paper towel sheets to drain.
  5. Butterfly (slice) jalapenos down the middle, but do not split in half.
  6. Remove seeds if desired.
  7. Place jalapenos in same frying pan you used to fry the jowls.
  8. Fry for 1 minute on each side and until the jalapenos begin to soften.
  9. Remove jalapenos from pan once they are cooked.
  10. Fill inside of jalapeno with cream cheese and close.
  11. Wrap one slice of cooked pork jowl around one cooked and stuffed jalapeno and continue until all jalapenos are wrapped.
  12. Secure ends of jowl with a toothpick if needed.
  13. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe by Stacie Edwards