Hot and Spicy Hush Puppies

Total Time:
18 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
8 min

Yield:
4 to 5 servings
Level:
Intermediate

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Ingredients
  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 3/4 cup self-rising flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1/2 small sweet onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 jalapeno, finely chopped
  • 4 green onions, sliced thin
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1/4 cup grated Cheddar
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • Orange dipping sauce, recipe follows
  • Gina's Orange Dipping Sauce:
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup orange marmalade
Directions

Preheat deep fryer to 375 degrees F.

Mix all the ingredients together into a large mixing bowl to form a thick batter.

Dip 2 tablespoon spoons into water. Using the spoons scoop up some of the batter and drop into the hot oil. Work in batches. Fry for 3 to 4 minutes or until golden and brown. Remove and drain on a paper towel lined sheet tray. Serve with dipping sauce.

Gina's Orange Dipping Sauce:

Mix the above ingredients together.

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