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The Lady and Sons Hush Puppies

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups peanut oil
  • 1 1/2 cups self-rising cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup self-rising flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

Preparation:

Using a deep pot, preheat oil for frying to 350° F.

Using a mixing bowl, stir together the cornmeal, flour, baking soda, and salt. Stir in the onion.

In a small bowl, stir together the buttermilk and egg. Pour the buttermilk mixture into the dry ingredients and mix until blended. Drop the batter, 1 tsp at a time, into the oil. Dip the spoon in a glass of water after each hush puppy is dropped in the oil. Fry until golden brown, turning the hush puppies during the cooking process.

Makes 35 hush puppies

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