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Buttermilk Hush Puppies

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Hush puppies are fried egg and flour items prepared along with buttermilk, cornflour, sugar and baking soda. Cooked in melted shortening, the hush puppies may be served as a side in a meal.
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Buttermilk/Sour milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Finely chopped green onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Cornmeal 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Shortening/Cooking oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Fat Frying)

In a small mixing bowl stir together egg, buttermilk or sour milk, green onions, and water.
In a medium mixing bowl combine cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
Add egg mixture to dry ingredients.
Stir just till moistened.
In a heavy saucepan or deep fat fryer heat about 2 inches melted shortening or oil to 375°.
Drop batter by tablespoons into hot fat.
Fry a few at a time, about 2 minutes or till golden brown, turning once.
Drain on paper towels.
Keep warm in a 325° oven while frying remainder.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4418 Calories from Fat 3715

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 420 g646.7%

Saturated Fat 104.6 g523.2%

Trans Fat 54 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 1108.6 mg46.2%

Total Carbohydrates 154 g51.3%

Dietary Fiber 10.2 g40.9%

Sugars 31.6 g

Protein 24 g48.2%

Vitamin A 19.1% Vitamin C 13.5%

Calcium 42.2% Iron 42.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Buttermilk Hush Puppies Recipe