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Side Dishes

Jamaican Hush Puppies

In Jamaica, these hush puppies are called festival, and they’re a delicious side served with any jerk meal.

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Heat oil in a deep pot to 350°.

Stir together flour, cornmeal, sugar, allspice, salt, and baking soda.

Combine milk and vanilla; stir into flour mixture to form a thick batter. Using two spoons, drop batter into hot oil and fry, in two batches, turning each until golden, 3–4 minutes. Drain hush puppies on a paper-towel-lined plate and serve with honey.

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Tags: Easy, Quick, Vegetarian, Side Dishes, Snacks, Appetizers

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