Sylvia's southern hush puppies

Yield: 20 servings

Measure Ingredient
\N \N \"Hush puppies are a cornmeal fritter, usually deep-fried and served
\N \N With fried catfish or other fried fish.
2 cups Yellow cornmeal
1 cup All-purpose flour
3 tablespoons Sugar
2 teaspoons Baking powder
2 teaspoons Salt
¾ cup Milk
2 larges Eggs, well beaten
1½ teaspoon Plus 1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 mediums Onions, finely chopped (about 1 cup)
1 each Green bell pepper, cored, seeded and finely chopped (1 cup)

Combine the cornmeal, flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a bowl and stir until thoroughly blended. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and add the milk, eggs and 1-½ tsp. of the oil.

Stir the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients until just moistened. Add the onions and green peppers, and stir until just blended. Pour the remaining ¼ cup of vegetable oil into a large skillet over medium heat. Using a Tablespoon, form the batter into half-dollar-size cakes and fry, turning once, until golden brown on both sides, about 5 minutes. Drain on paper towels. Makes 20 From: Sylvia's Soul Food++Recipes from Harlem's World Famous Restaurant Asbury Park Press ⅔/93 Shared By: Pat Stockett Submitted By PAT STOCKETT On 02-13-95

Similar recipes