Shrimp and Jalapeno Hush Puppies


No Photo

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup minced onion
  • 1/4 pound raw shrimp, shelled, deveined
  • 1 whole jalapeno, seeded, minced
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cups white cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tablespoon melted bacon drippings
  • Oil, for deep frying

Instructions

  1. Sauté onion, shrimp, jalapeno and parsley in 2 teaspoons of oil for 1 to 2 minutes. Set aside.
  2. Mix together cornmeal, flour, baking powder, salt.
  3. Bring 1 1/2 cups water to rolling boil. Remove pan from heat. Pour in cornmeal mixture; beat well. Cool for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Add sautéed ingredients, egg and bacon grease, beating well after each addition. Completed dough should be fairly dry but not cohesive. Cool.
  5. Fill pan with 3 to 4 inches of oil. Bring to 375 degrees F. Drop full teaspoonsful of dough into hot oil and fry about 1 minute, until golden brown and cooked through.
  6. Drain and serve hot.

Yield: about 30

This page may contain affiliate links. Any purchases made through these links help support Recipegoldmine.com at no additional cost to you. Please see our Disclosure Policy.



Join our group at Gab Join our group at Gab

Weekly Specials from The Prepared Pantry