Southern Hush Puppies Recipe

Southern Hush Puppies Recipe

Southern Hush Puppies Recipe

Hushpuppies 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
Cuisine: Southern
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2 dozen

Ingredients:

  • 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

Instructions:

  1. Combine the cornmeal, self-rising flour, sugar, salt, cayenne pepper, and garlic in a large bowl.
  2. Whisk until everything is lump free then toss in the diced onions.
  3. Add in the buttermilk ( or substitution), and egg.
  4. Mix the ingredients until well combined, but don’t over mix.
  5. Pour the oil into a large pan, and heat the oil over medium heat.
  6. Once the oil is nice and hot, start spooning it the batter.
  7. Fry the hushpuppies until they are nice a golden brown.
  8. Remove the hush puppies from the oil, and place them on a paper towel-lined plate.

Serve and enjoy!

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