Quick and Easy Hush Puppies

Quick and Easy Hush Puppies

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Denise 0

"I don't normally like hush puppies. They are generally too dry, too dense, and too bland for my taste. After tasting some in a restaurant that I actually liked, I decided to come up with a recipe of my own. This one deliberately uses stuff right out of the pantry so that it can be whipped up quickly and served fast."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 176 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 176 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 8.7 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.5g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 3.5 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 30 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 461 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Mix corn muffin mix, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, black pepper, and cayenne pepper in a bowl until blended.
  2. Stir eggs and evaporated milk into dry ingredients until moistened.
  3. Stir cream-style corn into mixture to make a moist batter. Let batter stand while oil heats.
  4. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  5. Gently drop a teaspoon of batter at a time into the hot oil, staying as close to the oil as possible to avoid splattering. Fry hush puppies until golden brown, about 3 minutes per batch.
  6. Remove hush puppies with a slotted spoon and place on a paper towel-lined plate to drain. Sprinkle with salt if desired.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • This recipe is written for the Jiffy(R) corn muffin mix, which is very sweet. If you use another brand the balance of flavors will be off and you will likely need to adjust the seasonings.
  • If the hush puppies are not done enough, you can put them in the microwave for 30 seconds to finish them.

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Most helpful positive review

My family loves sweet hush puppies with corn so this recipe was right up our alley! I did add a little flour to thicken the batter and I left out the cayenne (for my little ones). I will use t...

Most helpful critical review

this is a decent recipe. it's a little soupy, which is why i gave it a 3 star. you have to be careful when putting it in the oil. i did things a little different, i upped the spices (all of...

My family loves sweet hush puppies with corn so this recipe was right up our alley! I did add a little flour to thicken the batter and I left out the cayenne (for my little ones). I will use t...

this is a decent recipe. it's a little soupy, which is why i gave it a 3 star. you have to be careful when putting it in the oil. i did things a little different, i upped the spices (all of...

I did take another reviewer's suggestion and add a little flour to thicken the batter (I didn't measure, I just added until it was the consistancy I was looking for)--it was quite wet without th...

As written, these are too wet to hold their shape in the oil (I tried, lol), so adding some flour to the mix to thicken it up is the perfect remedy (for a 1/2 recipe I think I added between 1/3 ...

First time making hush puppies and this was the recipe to start with. I would like to know how to get them in the ball shape. Mine were more like globs, but the family loved them.

We loved this with adjustments - cut in half to 1 box jiffy mix, 1/4 cup buttermilk instead of the canned milk, Used can of whole Kernel sweet corn (drained) or 1 cup frozen whole kernel sweet c...