Deep Fried Hush Puppies Recipe

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Shotgun Red's Deep Fried Hushpuppy Recipe

Deep Fried Hush Puppies

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If you have never had homemade deep fried hush puppies, then you have got to try Shotgun Red’s Southern Fried Hush Puppy Recipe. It’s absolutely delicious! Serve these Hush Puppies with your favorite fish or chicken dinner. Serve them with some Beans and Greens!


1 Cup Self-Rising Flour

3 Cups Self-Rising Cornmeal Mix

½ Cup Sugar

1 Tsp. White Pepper

½ Cup Green Bell Peppers (diced)

1 Cup Sweet Onions (finely diced)

1 Cup Frozen Sweet Corn (thawed)

1 Tbsp. Diced Jalapeno Peppers

2 Eggs (lightly beaten)

1 Cup Buttermilk

1 Tbsp. Vegetable Oil Vegetable Oil for frying


In a bowl, whisk together the self-rising flour, self-rising cornmeal mix, sugar, and pepper. Stir in the green bell peppers, sweet onions, sweet corn, jalapeno peppers, eggs, and vegetable oil. Then slowly stir in the buttermilk and mix until combined and the dough is moist.

In a deep frying pan, add 2 – 3 inches of vegetable oil and heat to 360 degrees. Drop the dough by rounded tablespoons in the hot oil and fry in small batches for 2 – 3 minutes, or until golden brown. Then place on a plate lined with paper towels.

Serve with your favorite southern meal and enjoy these delicious Hush Puppies…they are crispy on the outside, soft and tender on the inside.

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