Maryland Fried Mush

Oxmoor House
2 1/2 dozen


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1 cup cornmeal
1 cup cold water
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
3 cups boiling water
About 2 cups all-purpose flour
Vegetable oil


Combine cornmeal and cold water; stir well. Dissolve salt in boiling water in top of double boiler; add cornmeal mixture, and cook over boiling water 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat, and spread mixture evenly into a lightly greased 15- x 10- x 1-inch jellyroll pan. Cool 30 minutes.

Cut mush with assorted 2- inch cookie cutters, and sprinkle lightly with flour. Heat 2 inches of oil in a large skillet to 375°; add mush, and fry 5 minutes or until golden brown, turning once.

Created date

February 2010