Pork Rind Jalapeño Poppers

You'll love these bold and unique appetizers for your next gathering! The jalapeños bring the heat, the cheese the cool and the pork rinds the bacon-y crunch. It's a trio of flavors in every bite.

Pork Rind Jalapeño Poppers - SRSB


  • 4 oz. of your favorite Southern Recipe Small Batch Pork Rinds, finely crushed

  • 10 Jalapeño peppers, stems removed

  • 8 oz. Cream cheese, softened

  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese, grated


  1. Preheat BBQ or oven 400 degrees F.

  2. Slice one side of each jalapeño pepper lengthwise and remove seeds with a spoon.

  3. In a medium bowl, mix softened cream cheese and shredded cheese together. Fill each pepper half with the cream cheese filling.

  4. Pour the crushed pork rinds onto a plate. Take each filled pepper, turn upside down and press the pepper into the pork rinds.

  5. Place the peppers on a baking sheet. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until cooked throughly.