Lobster and Bacon Stuffed Jalapeno Bites

Lobster and Bacon Stuffed Jalapeno Bites

Mark Murrell

Serves 8 | By: Cooking Light, Photo: Teresa Sabga

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives, divided
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 8 ounces coarsely chopped cooked Maine lobster meat (ORDER)
  • 3 ounces 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened
  • 2 slices center-cut bacon, cooked and crumbled Cooking spray
  • 8 medium jalapeno peppers, halved lengthwise

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 425 °F.

2. Combine 2 tablespoons chives and next 6 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring well with a rubber spatula. Spoon mixture evenly into pepper halves. Arrange peppers, filling side up, on a jelly-roll pan lightly coated with cooking spray. Bake at 425 ° for 10 to 15 minutes or until peppers are tender.

3. Transfer peppers to a serving platter. Sprinkle evenly with remaining 1 tablespoon chives.