Spicy Pickle Hush Puppies
Yields: about 28
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup plain yellow cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup whole buttermilk
  • 1 cup minced spicy pickles*
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • White Barbecue Sauce (recipe follows)
  1. In a medium bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, salt, pepper, and baking soda. Make a well in the center of flour mixture; add eggs and buttermilk, stirring until just combined. Fold in pickles.
  2. In a large Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat until a deep-fry thermometer registers 375°. Working in batches, drop batter by tablespoonfuls into hot oil, and fry until golden brown, 1 to 2 minutes per side. Drain on paper towels. Serve with White Barbecue Dipping Sauce.
*We used Wickles Pickles.
Recipe by Taste of the South at https://www.tasteofthesouthmagazine.com/spicy-pickle-hush-puppies/