Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
45 mins
Hushpuppies are delicious little fried balls made from yellow cornmeal and often served as an accompaniment to seafood.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Southern, Vegetarian
Servings: 24 pieces
Author: Nisha Ramesh
  • cup yellow cornmeal
  • cup all-purpose flour
  • teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg lightly beaten
  • ¾ cup whole milk
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  1. In a large bowl, mix the cornmeal, flour, baking powder and salt.
  2. In a separate large bowl, whisk the egg, milk and onion and add this mixture to the dry ingredients. Mix well.
  3. In a large cast iron or electric skillet, heat a large volume of oil to 350 F.
  4. Place the dough one tablespoonful at a time in the hot oil.
  5. Fry until golden brown.
  6. Drain on paper towels.
  7. Serve hot.