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Hush Puppies

No recipe image available.Hushpuppies, a Southern treat most often served as an accompaniment to catfish, are deep-fried cornmeal dumplings.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups cornmeal
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1 onion, grated
1 large egg
3/4 cup milk

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat 2-inches of oil in deep-fat fryer or Dutch oven to 360°F (180°C).
  2. In large mixing bowl combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt and sugar; make a well in center. Set aside
  3. In small bowl mix together onion, egg and milk, blending well. Pour into well and stir until well combined.
  4. Carefully drop batter by tablespoonfuls into hot oil, a few at a time, until golden brown on both sides. Do not over-crowd the cooking vessel.
  5. Drain on paper towels. Serve hot.

Makes 24 hush puppies.