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Shrimp and okra hush puppies

00h 35m
Ingredients
  • 1  cup AMAIZE premium sifted maize meal
  • 1/2  cup self-rising flour
  • 1  cup medium-size raw shrimp, chopped
  • 1  teaspoon Creole seasoning
  • 1/4  cup diced red onion
  • 1/4  cup frozen diced red bell pepper
  • 1/4  cup diced celery
  • 1/2  cup sliced okra
  • 1  large egg, lightly beaten
  • 3/4  cup beer
  • Canola oil
Directions
  1. Combine the AMAIZE mix and flour in large bowl. Stir to mix.
  2. Combine the AMAIZE mix and flour in large bowl. Stir to mix. Sprinkle the shrimp with the Creole seasoning. Add the seasoned shrimp, onion, bell pepper, celery, and okra to the AMAIZE meal mixture
  3. Stir in the egg and beer just until moistened. Let stand 5-7 minutes.
  4. Pour oil to a depth of 4 inches in a Dutch oven and heat to 350°F, measured on a deep-fry thermometer.
  5. Drop the batter by level tablespoonfuls into the hot oil, and fry in batches, 2 to 2 1/2 minutes on each side, or until golden brown.
  6. Drain on a wire rack over paper towels. Serve immediately.
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