Fried Fish Southern Style with Hush Puppies

Preparation info

  • Serves

    Six

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

North Atlantic Seafood

By Alan Davidson

Published 1980

  • About

Fish and fried fish are almost synonymous in the south. A favourite way of frying them is to coat small fish or fillets of larger fish, e.g. weakfish, in cornmeal and deep-fry or pan-fry them thus. The contrast between the crispness of the coating and the succulence of the fish inside is most agreeable. You need 1 kg (2 lb) of cleaned fish and ½–1 cup of cornmeal for 6 people.

But here I wish to explain about hush puppies. They can be heavy, like lumps of iron ore on the platter – o