Hush Puppies I

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

These Southern delicacies are 'oniony ' little cornmeal balls fried in oil.

INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):


  • Heat vegetable oil to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C).
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine corn meal, baking powder, salt, milk, and water. Mix in egg and chopped onion.
  • Shape the batter into small balls, approximately 1 tablespoon each.
  • Use a long handled spoon to gently slide the hush puppies into the hot oil. Cook 8 or 10 at a time, until golden brown. Remove from the oil with a slotted spoon, and roll on paper towels to briefly drain. Serve hot.

  • Editor's Note:

    We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.