Captain D’s Hush Puppy Recipe

Captain D's Hush Puppy Recipe

Captain D’s hush puppy recipe is a simple yet popular dish to include in your meal. It is high in fiber and the calorie count is not very high. You can enjoy it during the main meals of the day or even have it as a snack when you want. It can be a great addition to an assorted variety of finger food. 

How to Make Hush Puppies?

Hushpuppies are quite easy to cook. You can fry them in oil or air fry them too. There are recipes where you can bake them as well. In this particular recipe, the objective is to deep fry the batter to make hush puppies. The recipe is very easy to follow and it is a delight to enjoy as an appetizer or a snack.

Without further ado, let’s see how the process of making hush puppies proceed.

Hush Puppies Ingredients That You Will Need Are:

  • Vegetable oil
  • Two cups of self-rising white cornmeal mix
  • One cup of yellow cornmeal
  • One and a half cups of buttermilk
  • Two teaspoons of sugar
  • One and a half teaspoons of chopped white onion
  • One-fourth of a teaspoon of salt

Method of Preparing the Captain D’s Hush Puppies Step by Step:

Step 1: In a deep pan, pour enough oil so the oil covers 3-4 inches of the pan vertically.

Step 2: Take a bowl and mix the white cornmeal, yellow cornmeal, and buttermilk. Stir and mix.

Step 3: Add in the sugar, onion, and salt. Mix well so the batter is not lumpy and has a smooth texture.

Step 4: Once the oil has heated enough and is ready for frying, scoop the batter and fry in the oil. You can fry multiple hush puppies at the same time. But make sure there aren’t too many in the oil, or the temperature will drop.

Step 5: Once the hush puppies are fried, cool and drain excess oil by keeping them on a cooling rack. Serve and enjoy. 

Frequently Asked Questions of Captain D’s Hush Puppy

What Goes With Hush Puppies?

The sides that go well with hush puppies are:

Fish Sticks with Tartar Sauce,
Coconut Shrimp with Mango Dipping Sauce,
Cajun dipping sauce,
Crab Cakes with Remoulade Sauce,
Chili sauce

How Many Carbs in Hush Puppies?

A 100 grams of hush puppies have 46 grams of carbohydrates in it. One piece of hush puppies has 9 grams of carbs, 80 calories, and 4 grams of fat. But it is high in fiber from all the cornmeal. Hushpuppy calories aren’t very high so you can enjoy them without worry.

How Long to Air Fry Frozen Hush Puppies?

It takes around 4-5 minutes and 350˚F in an air fryer to fry hush puppies. You can preheat the air fryer so the hush puppies are cooked evenly and taste great.


Captain D’s special appetizer- hush puppies has been around for quite a while now and has become pretty famous. The simplistic yet unique flavor makes it a household favorite. It is a great addition to party finger foods and late afternoon snacks. You should definitely try this dish out.

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