Jillena's Crab Hush Puppies

Jillena's Crab Hush Puppies


"Quick and easy appetizer! Similar to a Southern hush puppies but made with delicious real crab meat! This is really good served with a hot cheese dip or with tarter and cocktail sauce. My husband will stand by waiting for them to finish cooking to eat them right away."
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30 m servings 329 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 329 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 13.7 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.6g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 12.1 g
  • 24%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 935 mg
  • 37%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** 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 self-rising flour, cornmeal, garlic salt, pepper, corn, crabmeat, onion, and eggs together in a bowl; let sit for 10 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C).
  3. Drop 6 to 8 tablespoon-sized balls of batter into the hot oil; fry until golden brown, 4 to 5 minutes. Remove hush puppies with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towel-lined plate. Repeat with remaining batter.


  • Editor's Note:
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.



These were pretty good, but a little too heavy for us. I only had a cheap-y can of crab, so I used that and also added in some chopped pickled jalapenos to the mix, which was a nice addition. Th...