Lobster and Bacon Stuffed Jalapeno Bites

By: Cooking Light, Photo: Teresa Sabga

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First published in Cooking LightServes 8.


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

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


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.