Mississippi Hush Puppies Recipe
Photo: Tina Cornett; Styling: Mary Lyn Hill
This hush puppy recipe is a favorite of the Catfish Institute in Belzoni, Mississippi. Substituting beer for milk makes these lighter and tangier.


1 1/2 dozen

$ 3 ingredients on sale for ZIP 35211


1 cup
 self-rising cornmeal mix
1/2 cup self-rising flour
1 tablespoon sugar
large egg
1/2 cup milk or beer $
1/2 cup diced onion $
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper $
jalapeño pepper, chopped
Vegetable oil


Combine first 3 ingredients in a large bowl, and make a well in center of mixture.

Combine egg and next 4 ingredients, stirring well; add to dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened.

Pour oil to a depth of 3 inches into a Dutch oven or large saucepan; heat to 375°.

Drop batter by rounded tablespoonfuls into hot oil, and fry in batches 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels; serve immediately.

Source: http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/mississippi-hush-puppies