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frying Southern
Hush Puppies Recipe-592

Photo by: Tom Eckerle
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Yield: Serves 2 to 3


  • ½ cup white or yellow cornmeal
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 1 egg beaten
  • About ¼ cup milk
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
  • 4 scallions, including some of the green, finely chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Vegetable oil, for frying


Sift the dry ingredients into a mixing bowl. Add the beaten egg and enough of the milk to make a light paste. Add the jalapeno pepper, scallions, and cayenne and blend thoroughly.

In a large heavy deep pot, heat at least 2 inches of the oil until it begins to smoke. Drop the batter by the tablespoonfuls into the hot fat and fry until golden.

© Christopher Idone

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 3 servings

715kcal (36%)
142mg (14%)
6mg (10%)
46mcg RAE (2%)
73mg (24%)
587mg (24%)
5g (24%)
60g (92%)
3mg (14%)

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