Hush puppies are delectable little balls of fried, seasoned cornbread, and a favorite accompaniment to Fried Catfish . You can fry them right alongside the catfish, in the same hot oil, in the same skillet, if you like.
- Vegetable oil
- 3 cups self-rising cornmeal flour
- 2⁄3 cup self-rising flour
- 1 small yellow onion, peeled and finely chopped
- 1 small green bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and finely diced
- 2 1⁄2 cups buttermilk
- 1 egg, lightly beaten