Print Recipe




  • 1 cup yellow or white cornmeal, stone ground, if possible
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Vegetable oil (for frying)


  1. Stir cornmeal gradually into the water, and when perfectly smooth, add butter and salt.
  2. Spread dough evenly on an inverted buttered 14 x 9-inch baking pan no more than 1/8 inch thick, and bake at 350 degrees F for about 30 minutes.
  3. Immediately cut into strips about 1/2 inch x 3 inches and remove them carefully to a rack with a spatula.
  4. Heat vegetable oil 2 inches deep in a wok or skillet until hot but not smoking. Add strips, a few at a time, and cook until crisp.
  5. Remove with slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
  6. Salt to taste.

Comment Form is loading comments...

Facebook Group
Click on me!

Follow us on Pinterest

Leftovers Recipes and Tips