Southern Hush Puppies Recipe
Hush puppies are the perfect addition to a classic fish fry! Crispy fried dough balls that go perfectly with a sweet or savory dip and some fried fish.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Keyword Hush Puppies
Prep Time 5 minutes minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes minutes
Total Time 15 minutes minutes
Servings 2 dozen
Author I Heart Recipes
- 1 cup yellow cornmeal
- 1 cup self rising flour
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
- 2 tbsp granulated sugar
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 small onion finely diced
- 3-4 green onions finely diced
- 1 cup buttermilk OR 1 cup regular milk PLUS 2 tsp distilled vinegar
- 1 large egg
- 2 cup of oil for deep frying
Combine the cornmeal, self rising flour, sugar, salt, cayenne pepper, and garlic in a large bowl.
Whisk until everything is lump free then toss in the diced onions.
Add in the buttermilk ( or substitution), and egg.
Mix the ingredients until well combined, but don't over mix.
Pour the oil into a large pan, and heat the oil over medium heat.
Once the oil is nice and hot, start spooning it the batter.
Fry the hush puppies until the are nice a golden brown.
Remove the hush puppies from the oil, and place them on a paper towel lined plate.
Serve and enjoy!