Hush Puppies

Simple yet good.

Original recipe makes 4 servings


1 quart vegetable oil for frying, or as needed
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup self-rising cornmeal
1/2 onion, minced
1/2 cup milk
1 egg, beaten
1 stalk celery, minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 pinch Cajun seasoning, or to taste

  • PREP

    15 mins

  • COOK

    10 mins


    25 mins


  1. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Mix flour, cornmeal, onion, milk, egg, celery, garlic, and Cajun seasoning in a bowl.
  3. Drop ping pong ball-sized balls of batter, about 5 at a time, into the hot oil. Fry until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Remove hush puppies with a slotted spoon and drain on a paper towel-lined plate. Repeat with remaining batter.


Calories: 372 kcal
Carbohydrates: 31.9 g
Cholesterol: 55 mg
Fat: 24.8 g
Fiber: 2.3 g
Protein: 5.9 g
Sodium: 404 mg