Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Red Beans and Rice Fritters

This would be a great item to take to a Mardi Gras Party.

1 C Red Beans, cooked
1 C Rice, cooked
2 Green Onions, chopped
4 TBS Bread Crumbs
1 tsp Cajun Seasoning ( recipe to follow if you can't buy it)
2 Eggs, beaten

Egg Wash:
1/4 C Milk
1 Egg, beaten

1 C Flour
1 C Bread Crumbs
1/4 tsp Cajun Seasoning

Vegetable Oil for Deep Frying

Dipping Sauce:
1 C Mayonnaise
2 tsp Sweet Pickle Relish
1 tsp Onion, minced
2 tsp Lemon Juice
1 dash of Hot Sauce
(Combine all ingredients and refrigerate)

Make the Dough:
Mix together:
Green Onions
Using a cookie scoop, form the Hushpuppies
Roll them firmly in your hand to hold their shape.
Refrigerate for at least 1 hour or overnight

Egg Wash
Whisk together the Milk and Egg in a bowl

Mix ingredients together in a bowl

Gently roll the Hushpuppies in the Egg Wash and then in the Breading

Heat Vegetable Oil to 360-375 degrees and fry the Hushpuppies until golden brow.
Drain on paper towels and sprinkle with salt

Serve with the Dipping Sauce

Homemade Cajun Seasoning.
Mix all ingredients together and store in a jar.

2 1/2 TBS Paprika
2 TBS Salt
2 TBS Garlic Powder
1 TBS Onion Powder
1 TBS Cayenne Pepper
1 TBS Dried Oregano
1 TBS Dried Thyme
1 TBS Black Pepper

Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler!

Peace in the Kitchen!

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