Mexican Hush Puppies

Mexican Hush Puppies Recipe

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Michelle Bersani =^..^=


My sister made these on New Year's Eve. Everyone loved them. I got her recipe and tweaked it a little to my liking. Hope you like it, too.


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makes 2 dozen
10 Min
5 Min
Deep Fry


  • 3/4 c
    yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    cayenne pepper, powdered ( can also use red pepper flakes, if you prefer)
  • 8 oz
    pepper jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 can(s)
    choppped green chiles, mild, drained
  • 2 Tbsp
    red onion, minced
  • 1
  • 1/2 c
  • ·
    vegetable oil, for frying

How to Make Mexican Hush Puppies


  1. Combine first 8 ingredients in a large bowl; make a well in center of mixture.
  2. Combine egg and milk.
  3. Add to dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened.
  4. In a dutch oven, pour about 3 inches of oil.
    Heat to 375F.
  5. Carefully drop batter by rounded tablespoonsful into hot oil.
  6. Fry a few at a time 3 to 4 minutes or until golden brown, turning once.
  7. Drain on paper towels.
  8. Serve while hot with any dip or sauce you prefer.

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About Mexican Hush Puppies

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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