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This hush puppy recipe is a favorite of the Catfish Institute in Belzoni, Mississippi. Substituting beer for milk makes these lighter and tangier.

Recipe by Southern Living April 1997

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Credit: Tina Cornett; Styling: Mary Lyn Hill

Recipe Summary

Yield:
1 1/2 dozen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 3 ingredients in a large bowl, and make a well in center of mixture.

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  • Combine egg and next 4 ingredients, stirring well; add to dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened.

  • Pour oil to a depth of 3 inches into a Dutch oven or large saucepan; heat to 375°.

  • Drop batter by rounded tablespoonfuls into hot oil, and fry in batches 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels; serve immediately.

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