Buttermilk Hush Puppies
INGREDIENTS
  • 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
DIRECTIONS
  1. Combine first 5 ingredients; stir in onion and, if desired, jalapeño.
  2. Whisk together buttermilk and egg; add to flour mixture.
  3. Pour oil to a depth of 3 inches in a Dutch oven; heat to 375°.
  4. Drop batter by level tablespoonfuls into oil; fry, in batches, 5 to 7 minutes or until golden.
  5. Drain on paper towels.