Spicy Hush Puppies for your Deep Fryer

Saturday, March 27, 2010 @ 09:03 AM

1 1/2 C corn meal                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1/2 C flour                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       1/4 C finely copped onion                                                                                                                                                                                 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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           1/8 tsp salt                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   2 Tbsp baking powder                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1/2 tsp baking soda                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   1 C buttermilk                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              4 Tbsp smoked bacon grease                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 1/4 tsp ground red pepper                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        hot vegetable oil for frying.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Heat oil  to 350 F. Mix all the other ingredients together.When the oil is hot enough,drop the dough by the teaspoonful into the oil and cook until golden brown & crispy. Makes about 20 hush puppies. Great for fish fry!

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