Hush Puppies I

Hush Puppies I


"A delicious treat from the American South. These tender morsels smell great and taste even better!"


servings 531 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 531 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 33.6 g
  • 52%
  • Carbs:
  • 52g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 8.2 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 803 mg
  • 32%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat vegetable oil to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine corn meal, baking powder, salt, milk, and water. Mix in egg and chopped onion.
  3. Shape the batter into small balls, approximately 1 tablespoon each.
  4. Use a long handled spoon to gently slide the hush puppies into the hot oil. Cook 8 or 10 at a time, until golden brown. Remove from the oil with a slotted spoon, and roll on paper towels to briefly drain. Serve hot.


  • Editor's Note:
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.
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  1. 96 Ratings


I followed the recipe to a tee and it was still to goopy so I added the following: 3/4 C flour, 1/2 tsp. more salt, 1/2 C. sugar and they turned out Perfect!!! Everybody loved them! Thanks fo...

This is a great recipe. I used beer in place of the milk and water. My husband really enjoyed it give it a try.

i would recommend reducing the measures of the liquid ingredients, the batter was entirely too loose, i had to add a lot of flour and corn meal to achieve consistancy. however, they did end up t...

better then any in a restaurant

taste better than the restaurants!!

As a child I hated hushpuppies. But I saw a recipe that made me want to try it again. I checked here for a quicker one an....WOW, this was the best thing I had ever tasted. It was fast, easy, li...

These had a really great texture - but the flavor just wasn't there.

These were okay. But I thought they were pretty bland. Maybe next time I will add a bit of corn and just a little sugar.

I made this recipe for my family. To make some thing different. The kids loved them with ketchup & so did my husband.