Hominy Cakes

Donna Cochran

By
@Donna_Cochran

Surprisingly delicious


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Rating:

Serves:

10-14 cakes depending on size

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Pan Fry

Ingredients

2 c
hominy (rinsed and drained)
3/4 c
purple onion (cut in 1/4 inch dice)
3 stalk(s)
green onions (trimed and minced)
1 1/2 tsp
minced garlic
2 Tbsp
salt
3
eggs
1 c
flour
1 c
panko breadcrumbs
3/4 c
provolone cheese, shredded
3 Tbsp
olive oil
1 Tbsp
ground cumin
1/4 tsp
cayenne
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/2
jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Puree the hominy in food processor until no whole kernels remain.

or you can mash with a masher or fork
2
Heat a medium saucepan and add 1 tablespoon olive oil.
3
Add the green and red onions, garlic, jalapeno, cumin, cayenne, cinnamon, salt and cilantro; saute until softened and turn translucent.
4
Mix with the hominy and fold in the cheese and 1 egg.
5
To test the seasoning fry a little of the batter and taste, adjust seasonings if needed.
6
Proportion into 2-ounce cakes.
7
Pour the flour into a dish.
8
In a second dish, beat the remaining 2 eggs with 1 tablespoon water.
9
In a third dish pour the Panko crumbs.
10
Coat each hominy cake first with flour, then dip into the egg wash, then roll in the panko crumbs.
11
Heat the remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil in a skillet until very hot.
12
Enjoy

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern