Jalapeno Boats with Clams Casino Stuffing

Jalapeno Boats with Clams Casino Stuffing

a spicy version of a traditional clams casino recipe
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Appetizer
Servings 24


  • 12 Large Jalapeno Peppers
  • 12 Chowder Clams
  • 16 ounces Shredded Pepper Jack Cheese
  • 16 ounces Hickory Smoked Bacon
  • ½ Cup Italian Bread Crumbs


  • Cut Jalapenos in half and remove seeds and stem
  • Open raw clams. Separate clams from the juice. Juice can be discarded or used for another recipe
  • Partially cook bacon; remove excess grease and cut into smaller pieces
  • Place clams and bacon in a food processor and chop to a chunky puree.
  • Blend clams and bacon in a mixing bowl with the shredded cheese. Add Italian bread crumbs as needed to thicken the stuffing to a crab cake type consistency.
  • Stuff jalapeno boats with the mixture.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F and bake for 15 minutes or until the stuffing begins to brown on top.
Keyword bacon, cheese, Clams, Jalapeno