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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Make Golden Hushpuppies Fried Taste Close to Heaven

Make Golden Hushpuppies Fried Taste Close to Heaven

Make Golden Hushpuppies Fried Taste Close to Heaven

Hushpuppies are a small, flavorful, deep-fried ball made from cornmeal-based batter. Hushpuppies are a favorite street food of Ghana frequently served as a snack and side dish foods. Savory golden crispy fried Ghanaian Tatale hushpuppies are favorite African snack food.

Yields about 10 to 12 fritters


2 overly ripe yellow plantains
¼ cup onion finely chopped
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 tablespoons self-rising flour
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon brown sugar
½-1 teaspoon red pepper flake


In a large deep frying pan, heat 3 inches of vegetable oil on medium or use a deep fryer set to medium heat. Peel and mash the plantains until it resembles a thick paste. Add remaining ingredients. Drop by teaspoonfuls into the hot oil and fry until golden brown, about 1 ½ -2 minutes on each side. Remove fritter from oil and drain on a paper towel.

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