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Cajun Hush Puppies

This is a recipe originating in the South Louisiana Bayou Country.

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 large jalapeno pepper, finely chopped (optional)

Instructions

  1. Mix all ingredients.
  2. Drop with a large spoon into HOT oil in a deep fat fryer. Cook until golden brown, turning with a long wooden spoon.