Crab Jalapeno Hushpuppies

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Recipe: Crab Jalapeno Hushpuppies

Summary: I mean, who does not like golden grown, deep fried balls of delicious cornbread? When I was growing up we had them with fried fish and shrimp dinners and they were the item I ate most greedily. These days I make hushpuppies for all sorts of occasions and I have found they make an excellent appetizer, especially if I add a little seafood directly to the batter.

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces (about 1 cup) all-purpose flour
  • 3 ounces (about3/4 cup) cornmeal
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 stick (8 tablespoons) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 ounce cream cheese, melted
  • 12 ounces lump crab meat, picked through for shells
  • 1/3 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 jalapeno, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Oil, for frying

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Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 4 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 12

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