BUTTERMILK HUSH PUPPIES
- Servings: 60
- 2 cups self-rising flour
- 2 cups self-rising white cornmeal
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1 large onion, grated
- 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced (optional)
- 2 cups buttermilk
- 1 large egg
- Vegetable oil
Combine first 5 ingredients; stir in onion and, if desired, jalapeño.
Whisk together buttermilk and egg; add to flour mixture.
Pour oil to a depth of 3 inches in a Dutch oven; heat to 375°.
Drop batter by level tablespoonfuls into oil; fry, in batches, 5 to 7 minutes or until golden.
Drain on paper towels.