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Test Kitchen Approved

Bajan Seafood Hush Puppies

Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen

Prep Time

20 Minutes

Cooking Time

20 Minutes

Recipe By Savory Spice Test Kitchen

Crispy bites of fried cornmeal dough, folded with succulent flakes of fish.

Serving Suggestions

Serve with a side of our Bajan Hot Pepper Sauce for dipping.

Ingredients

3 cups plus 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil

2 (4 oz.) flounder or codfish filets

1 cups cornmeal

1 cups masa harina flour

1 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. salt

½ tsp. baking soda



2 eggs

½ cups buttermilk

½ cups sour cream

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • Medium Yellow Curry Powder

    This classic Medium Yellow Curry Powder is a full-flavored blend with a tinge of heat without a full burn. Curry powder is intended to emphasize th...

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  • Bajan Seasoning

    This traditional Caribbean blend from the island of Barbados is an all-purpose seasoning and also as a base flavor before adding another seasoning ...

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Directions

Heat 3 cups oil in deep fryer or Dutch oven to 350 degrees. Heat remaining 1 Tbsp. oil in medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add fish filets to skillet and cook about 2 to 3 min. per side until cooked through. Remove filets from skillet and use a fork to flake fish into small pieces. Combine dry ingredients together in a large bowl. Add eggs to a small bowl and whisk until lightly beaten. Add buttermilk and sour cream. Mix wet ingredients into dry until just moistened. Fold in cooked, flaked fish. Add spoonfuls of batter one at a time in batches to hot oil and fry until golden brown. Remove to paper towel-lined plate to drain.