Southern Style Hush Puppies
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INGREDIENTS
  • 1 cup pancake mix
  • 1/3 cup plain corn meal
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
DIRECTIONS
  1. 1 Sift first 5 ingredients.
  2. 2 Mix in last 3 ingredients just prior to frying.
  3. 3 Drop by teaspoon into deep heated fat.
  4. 4 Fry on all sides until golden brown.
  5. 5 Drain on paper towels.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
When I was about 4 or 5 year old, my late Mamaw fixed this recipe as a side dish to her "Fried Southern Catfish" recipe, which I have posted on here. My mom asked me what I ate. I was so young that I couldn't say hush puppies, so I told her that I ate "Shut Up Puppies" - LOL