Kicked Up Hush Puppies

Cassie *


I usually only make these when having Seafood, but my son loves them and asks for them just as a, he got his way today...he dips them in Ranch dressing...they have quite the kick to them, as my jalapeno's are quite can make them without too - delicious either way!



★★★★★ 2 votes

20 - 24 - depending how big you make them...I use an icecream scoop size.
10 Min
5 Min
Deep Fry


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  • 1 1/2 c
    yellow corn meal
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1 small
    onion, minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced jalapeno - mine are hot, can use more if mild - optional
  • 1
    egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 c

How to Make Kicked Up Hush Puppies


  1. In a bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, baking powder and salt & onion powder.
  2. Beat egg slightly and add it to the bowl, along with the milk, onion and peppers. Stir until blended. Leave batter set for about 5 minutes, before frying in hot oil.
  3. Drop into hot grease by Tablespoonfuls. Fry until golden brown. ( flipping occasionally ).
  4. Drain on paper towels and enjoy with a dip or garnished with Parmesan cheese. I normally serve these with fish, but the son wanted some as a snack...Lol!

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