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Hush Puppies

This delicious fried corn bread is the perfect finishing touch to any meal, but especially this recipe with a kick of jalapeno.
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: Food, Recipe, Side Dish


  • 3 Cups cornmeal
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 and 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1 small minced onion
  • 2 jalapenos seeded and chopped
  • Oil for frying


  • Heat the oil over medium-high heat.
  • Combine the corn meal, baking powder, salt, water and milk, until well combined.
  • Add the egg, onion and jalapeno and mix well.
  • Using your hands, shape the batter into balls about the size of a tablespoon.
  • Add the hush puppies to the oil and cook until they turn golden brown. Flip halfway through and cook the other side. Dry on paper towels and serve with your favorite southern foods.