Hush Puppies

Southern Living
Hush Puppies
The SL Test Kitchen raved about the classic flavor of these crispy cornmeal gems. Add chopped fresh herbs or swap chopped green onions for diced onion for variety.
Makes about 2 1/2 dozen


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Vegetable oil
1 cup self-rising yellow cornmeal mix
1/2 cup self-rising flour
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup diced onion
3/4 cup buttermilk


Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 20 Minutes

1. Pour oil to a depth of 2 inches into a Dutch oven; heat to 350°. Stir together cornmeal and next 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Add buttermilk, stirring just until moistened. (Mixture will be slightly thicker than cake batter.)

2. Drop batter by teaspoonfuls into hot oil, and fry, in batches, 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown, turning often. Drain on a wire rack over paper towels; serve immediately.

Created date

June 2014