Southern Hush Puppies Recipe

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Eastern Shore hush puppies are the perfect for pairing with any fried food or Chesapeake Bay favorite dishes. With crispy outside edges and delicately sweetened soft tender inside, this Hush Puppies Recipe is the best easy Delmarva side dish to prepare. They are, without a doubt, the one of best side dishes ever, for seafood entrees.

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Hush puppies made with cornbread are a popular side dish that goes great with BBQ sandwiches, fried fish, or even sausage. The recipe for southern hush puppies is simple to prepare and flavorful.

Cornbread hush puppies are a side dish is known for being a staple in the South.

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Here are the ingredients you’ll need to prepare this Southern Hush Puppies recipe.

There are hundreds of recipes and variations. This easy-to-follow southern-style hushpuppies recipe is my favorite. A little sweet, a little savory…deep-fried until crispy and golden.

Oil

vegetable oil

Flour

flour for baking

Cornmeal

cornmeal for hush puppies recipes

Baking powder

baking powder

Sugar

pile of sugar for baking

Salt

salt

Garlic powder

garlic powder

Onion powder

Paprika

paprika  - By Marcosgarrido88 - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=88459325

Pepper

large egg

Buttermilk

buttermilk

Butter

butter slices

INGREDIENTS

  • Oil For frying
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup Cornmeal
  • 1 Tablespoon Sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 2 teaspoons Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon Pepper
  • 1 Egg Large
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 4 tablespoons Butter Cold and cut into small cubes
  • Tarter Sauce for serving

DIRECTIONS

Preheat 2 inches of oil in a large skillet to 365 degrees.

In a medium-sized mixing bowl add the flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, and pepper.

Add the egg and buttermilk and stir until combined. Stir in cubed butter.

Drop the batter by rounded teaspoonfuls in the hot oil.

Let cook until they are golden brown for 2-3 minutes.

Remove with a metal strainer on a paper towel-lined plate.

Serve with tartar sauce if desired.


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