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Fried Corn Meal Mush

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  Yellow corn meal 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Boiling water 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Bread crumbs/Cracker crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Bacon fat 1 Tablespoon (Adjust Quantity As Needed)

Boil water in the top of a double boiler.
Then combine corn meal with salt and 1 1/2 cups cold water.
Stir into boiling water a little at a time, stirring constantly.
Cook over high heat about 3 minutes.
Cover and cook over boiling water for 15 minutes.
Pour into a greased loaf pan and cool.
Cut the firm mush into slices about 3/4 inch thick.
Beat egg yolk with milk, dip slices in mixture, then coat with fine dry bread or cracker crumbs.
Fry in heated butter or bacon fat until crisp and golden.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1162 Calories from Fat 237

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.9%

Saturated Fat 11.2 g56.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 220.3 mg73.4%

Sodium 2409.3 mg100.4%

Total Carbohydrates 209 g69.8%

Dietary Fiber 18.6 g74.4%

Sugars 5.1 g

Protein 26 g52.8%

Vitamin A 12.6% Vitamin C

Calcium 17.6% Iron 57.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Fried Corn Meal Mush Recipe