Pair these fried delights with lush shrimp for a Southern-inspired meal.
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step-by-step directions

Hush Puppies

  • 2 cups Yellow Corn Meal
  • 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1 pinch Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 large Onion (finely diced)
  • 2 Eggs (slightly beaten)
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 2 cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoon Bacon Fat (melted)
  • Vegetable Oil for frying
  • For the Dipping Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup Tarter Sauce
  • 1 Lemon (zest and juice)
  • 1 teaspoon Seafood Seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon Parsley
  • 1 teaspoon Dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon Thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon Paprika
  • Salt and freshly cracked Black Pepper
step-by-step directions
  • Combine dry ingredients, then add diced onion. 
  • Combine eggs, buttermilk, garlic and melted bacon fat. 
  • Stir wet ingredients into dry just until combined.  Do not overmix. 
  • Fry rounded teaspoonfuls in oil preheated to 350 degrees F for 3 to 4 mins until golden brown. 
  • For the Dipping Sauce: In a medium bowl, stir together the ingredients and adjust seasoning to taste. Serve with Hush Puppies.
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