- 3/4 cup cornmeal 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup onion, diced (can be regular or green onions) 1/2 teaspoon salt Pinch of cayenne 1 egg (Optional) 1/2 cup buttermilk or beer 1 cup cooking oil (I use Canola)
- Combine cornmeal, flour, onion, salt, egg and milk. The batter should be just wet enough that you can shape it into balls about the size of a walnut with your hands and it sticks together. Have oil hot in a skillet and drop hushpuppies into oil. Cook about 3 to 4 minutes browning on all sides. Remove and drain on paper towels. This makes about 10 to 12 hushpuppies. You can double or triple the recipe. Enjoy!
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