Lee Daniels' Hushpuppies

Course : Cornbreads
Serves: 1
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1 cup yellow cornmeal
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
1 large egg -- beaten
1/4 cup onion -- finely chopped

Preparation / Directions:

Heat about 3 inches Crisco Shortening or Crisco oil to about 365F in a deep iron skillet or deep fat fryer. Combine cornmeal, flour, baking soda, and salt in large bowl.. Stir in buttermilk, egg and onion. Drop by the tea or table spoonful, a few at a time into the shortening or oil. Fry 2 minutes or until dark golden brown. Turn as need to brown evenly. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels. You can also substitute cornmeal mix for the cornmeal, baking soda, and salt. Makes about enough for 8 Bubbas There are about as many ways to make hushpuppies as there are people who eat 'em so I'm sure other Bubba's will disagree with me he

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