A side dish served most often with fried fish. Legend has it it was first created useing the left over batter for the fish at a fish fry. spoon fulls of the batter are dropped into the oil and cooked until golden brown on the outside. Legend also has it that the name came about from the fishermen throwing them to their dogs who would be whinning and begging for table scraps. These balls of fried left over dough were ment to, "Hush the puppies."
You go to any good fish fry anywhere in the south and you can bet that besides a plate full of fish, you will also get a mess of french fries, a big old serving of cole slaw, hand full of hush puppies and an ice cold glass of sweet iced tea.
Prices shown in USD.