New Year's Eve appetizers from Texas Roadhouse


by Amy Stallings

Posted on December 28, 2009 at 9:46 AM

How to make Blossom Petals at Home


Medium onion

1½ cups flour
½  tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
1 tsp sugar



Cut a medium onion in half, peel and place face down on counter  

Cut onion into strips at about 1/2” across the onion

Batter: mix flour, cayenne, black and white pepper and sugar

Fill a small bowl with milk or buttermilk

Toss the onion strips in the flour, then the milk and then the flour again

Fry the petals in 1/2” of hot oil in a skillet, or bake in a 400 degree oven until crispy

Creamy Chili Sauce

Combine 1 pint each mayonnaise and sour cream, ½ cup chili sauce and ½ tsp cayenne pepper. Optionally add ¼ C horseradish for extra kick.





 How to make Rattlesnake Bites at home


12 large jalapenos, seeded and cut in half

2 cups Monterrey jack cheese, shredded

1 large egg

2 tablespoons milk

1 tablespoon flour

1 teaspoon Parmesan, grated

Salt and pepper

1 1/2 cup bread crumbs, seasoned or unseasoned

Vegetable oil


Wash jalapenos, cut in half, and take out seeds.  Stuff each half with grated jack cheese.  In shallow bowl, mix flour, egg, Parmesan, milk, salt, and pepper to taste.  Place breadcrumbs in flat dish.  Dip jalapeno in egg mixture and then in breadcrumbs.  Place in freezer for 1/2 hour.  Take out of freezer and deep fry in hot oil until golden brown.  Serve immediately with Ranch Dressing or Cajun Horseradish Sauce!