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How To Make Chilli Bites?

What Are Chilli Bites?

Chilli bites are a popular South African snack that can be found in many local stores and supermarkets. They consist of small, bite-sized pieces of deep-fried chilli peppers coated with a spicy batter. The ingredients may vary, but usually include chili powder, garlic powder, cumin, onion powder and some other spices. They are crispy on the outside and deliciously spicy on the inside!

Where To Get Chilli Bites

Chilli bites can be found in most major grocery stores throughout South Africa. You might also find them at your local farmers’ market or street vendor. If you live outside of South Africa they may not be as easily available; however, you can often order them online from specialty food websites or make them yourself using one of the many recipes available online for this delicious snack.

How to Make Your Own Chilli Bites

Making your own chilli bites is surprisingly easy! All you need is some fresh chillies (jalapenos work best), eggs, flour, oil for frying and whatever seasonings you like to add flavour – such as chili powder, garlic powder and cumin. Here’s an easy step-by-step guide to making your own homemade chilli bites:

  • Step 1: Prepare the Ingredients – Start by prepping all your ingredients: wash and dry the jalapeno peppers before cutting off their stems; beat two eggs together in a bowl; mix together equal parts flour with any desired spices.
  • Step 2: Coat the Peppers – Dip each jalapeno pepper into the egg mixture before rolling it around in flour until fully covered.
  • Step 3: Fry Them Up – Heat up some oil in a large pan over medium heat then carefully drop each coated pepper into it when hot enough (you’ll know when bubbles start forming). Fry for about 4 minutes per side or until golden brown.
  • Step 4 : Serve & Enjoy !– Once done , transfer onto paper towels to drain away excess oil . Sprinkle with salt while still warm , then serve these tasty little morsels immediately !

With just four simple steps , anyone can make their own homemade chilli bites right at home . This recipe yields around 20 small portions so feel free to double up if needed ! And don’t forget that there are tons of different ways to get creative here ; try adding different herbs or spices according to personal preference . Happy snacking everyone !

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