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Hush Puppies


14 Balls


18 minutes 


Hush Puppies - fried croquettes made with cornmeal and onion. Homemade hush puppy recipe that goes well with fried catfish and southern seafood dishes.


– 1 cup cornmeal – ▢1/4 cup all-purpose flour – ▢2 tsp. sugar – ▢1/4 tsp. baking powder – ▢1/4 tsp. baking soda – ▢1/2 tsp. salt – ▢1 egg (lightly beaten) – ▢1/2 cup buttermilk or sour milk – ▢1 small onion (finely chopped) – ▢Vegetable oil or shortening for deep-fat frying

Step 1

– In a medium bowl, stir together the first six ingredients (through salt). Make a well in the center of flour mixture.

Step 2

In a small bowl, combine the next three ingredients (through green onions). Add egg mixture all at once to flour mixture. Stir just until moistened (batter should be lumpy).

Step 3

In a 3-qt. saucepan or deep-fat fryer heat 2 inches vegetable oil to 375 °F (190 °C) or each hush puppy, drop a slightly rounded tablespoon of the batter into hot oil. Fry, three or four at a time, 3 minutes or until golden, turning once. Drain on paper towels. Serve warm.

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