Jamaican Hush Puppies

Side Dishes

Jamaican Hush Puppies

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


12 hush puppies

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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, 34 minutes. Drain hush puppies on a paper-towel-lined plate and serve with honey.

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Facts

Per hush puppy

Calories: 176

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10g 15%

Saturated Fat 2g 10%

Cholesterol 2mg 0%

Sodium 130mg 5%

Carbs 20g 6%

Fiber 0g 0%

Protein 2g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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