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Jillena's Crab Hush Puppies

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Quick and easy appetizer! Similar to a Southern hush puppies but made with delicious real crab meat! This is really good served with a hot cheese dip or with tarter and cocktail sauce. My husband will stand by waiting for them to finish cooking to eat them right away."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 329 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Mix self-rising flour, cornmeal, garlic salt, pepper, corn, crabmeat, onion, and eggs together in a bowl; let sit for 10 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C).
  3. Drop 6 to 8 tablespoon-sized balls of batter into the hot oil; fry until golden brown, 4 to 5 minutes. Remove hush puppies with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towel-lined plate. Repeat with remaining batter.

Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 329 calories; 13.7 g fat; 40.6 g carbohydrates; 12.1 g protein; 68 mg cholesterol; 935 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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These were pretty good, but a little too heavy for us. I only had a cheap-y can of crab, so I used that and also added in some chopped pickled jalapenos to the mix, which was a nice addition. Th...

I used this recipe as a basic platform as it was too late for a trip to the store for corn or crab. My husband said these were best Hush puppies he's ever eaten. I didn't use crab or corn, just...