prep 15 minutes cook 3 minutes
1 cup cornmeal
1/4 cup all- purpose flour
2 tsp. sugar
3/4 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/2 cup buttermilk or sour milk*
1/4 cup sliced green onions
Vegetable oil or shortening for
1. In a medium bowl stir together first six ingredients (through salt). Make a well in center of flour mixture.
2. In a small bowl combine next three ingredients (through green onions). Add egg mixture all at once to flour mixture. Stir just until moistened (batter should be lumpy).
3. In a 3- qt. saucepan or deep-fat fryer heat 2 inches vegetable oil to 375° F. For each hush puppy, drop a slightly rounded tablespoon of the batter into hot oil. Fry, three or four at a time, 3 minutes or until golden, turning once. Drain on paper towels. Serve warm. Makes 14 servings.
* tip To make 1/2 cup sour milk, place 2 tsp. lemon juice or vinegar in a glass measuring cup. Add enough milk to make 1/2 cup total liquid; stir. Let stand 5 minutes before using.
per serving 85 cal, 5 g fat ( 1 g sat. fat), 15 mg chol, 136 mg sodium, 10 g carb, 1 g fiber, 1 g sugars, 2 g pro.