Hush Puppies (Wheat-Free)

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Total Time
15 mins
30 mins

I love hush puppies, but wanted something lighter than 100% cornbread and without wheat. I also like it spicy. This recipe uses rice flour instead of wheat flour, but it works well with about anything. Consider replacing 1/2 the flour with corn flour.

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  1. Combine dry ingredients in a bowl, break up any lumps.
  2. Stir in onions, green onions, and chives.
  3. Add egg and blend well.
  4. Add liquid until batter is thick enough to form into balls, but not runny.
  5. In a large skillet or deep fryer, heat 4" oil to 350°F or 180°C.
  6. Form batter into 3/4" to 1" balls and drop into the hot oil (use two spoons to form them with).
  7. Do not crowd.
  8. Cook until dark golden brown and cooked through, about 2 minutes.
  9. Drain on paper towels.