Down Home Hush Puppies Recipe
- 1 cup cornmeal
- 1 cup self-rising flour
- 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and diced
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 cup buttermilk
- Canola oil
- 1. In a large bowl, combine first seven ingredients. Add egg and buttermilk; stir until dry ingredients are moistened. Set aside at room temperature for 30 minutes. Do not stir again.
- 2. In an electric skillet or deep fryer, heat 2-3 in. of oil to 375°. Drop batter by rounded tablespoonfuls, a few at a time, into hot oil. Fry until golden brown, about 1-1/2 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towels. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.
2 each: 89 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 237mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
Reviews for Down Home Hush Puppies
"were very easy and fried up fluffy and light, I only had sweet red peppers so I used that and some old bay."
"I omitted the jalapenos due to my children but still very tasty. Will make again!"