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Hush Puppies with Cajun Dipping Sauce

There's nothing better than biting into a hot and tender hush puppy. These Hush Puppies are served with a Cajun Dipping Sauce. Yum!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Snacks
Cuisine Southern
Servings 6 servings


For The Hush Puppies

  • 1 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • Vegetable oil for deep frying

For The Cajun Sauce

  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp cajun seasoning


For The Hush Puppies

  • In a large bowl combine the cornmeal, flour, baking powder, and salt and stir. Stir in the egg, milk, and chopped onion until combined.
  • Meanwhile in a dutch oven heat about 2 inches of oil to 350ºF. When the oil is ready drop the batter by spoonfuls into the oil. Fry until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes. Drain on paper towels.

For The Cajun Sauce

  • In a small bowl combine the sour cream, lemon, honey, and cajun seasoning. Serve with the hush puppies.


Serve the hush puppies warm for the best texture.
This cajun sauce makes a great accompaniment to shrimp and fish as well.

Perfect Pairing

Serve these Hush Puppies with 30 Minute Beef Goulash.