Sweet Corn Hushpuppy with Cajun Remoulade Sauce

Recipe by Derick KuntzCourse: Appetizers
Servings

50

servings
Prep time

9

hours 
Cooking time

5

minutes

Chef Derick Kuntz loves this appetizer with B Cellars Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc. The bright acid in these wines helps to cut through the richness of this fried southern favorite.

Ingredients

  • HUSHPUPPIES
  • 1 cup cornmeal

  • 1 cup flour

  • 1/4 cup sugar

  • 1/2 tsp baking soda

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1/2 green onions (chopped)

  • 2 cups raw fresh corn kernels

  • 1 egg

  • 1 tsp cayenne

  • 1/4 cup celery (chopped)

  • 1 cup shishito peppers (roasted and chopped)

  • 1 1/2 cup buttermilk

  • Chives for garnish

  • CAJUN REMOULADE
  • 1 cup mayo (or substitute with vegan mayo)

  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice

  • 2 Tbsp sweet pickle relish

  • 1 Tbsp paprika

  • 1 Tbsp B Cellars spice blend #10*

  • 1/4 cup dijon mustard

  • 1/2 tsp cayenne

  • VEGAN MAYO
  • 1 cup cashews (soaked overnight)

  • 1 tsp lemon juice

  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar

  • 1/4 tsp djion

  • 1/4 cup water

  • 1/2 tsp salt

Directions

  • VEGAN MAYO
  • Add cashews to a medum bowl and add water until cashews are completely covered.
  • Soak cashews overnight and drain using a strainer.
  • Place all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.
  • CAJUN REMOULADE
  • Put vegan mayo (or regular mayo) into a mixing bowl
  • Add all other ingredients and mix until fully incorporated
  • SWEET CORN HUSHPUPPIES
  • Mix all dry ingredients together in a large bowl.
  • Mix all wet ingredients together in a medium mixing bowl.
  • Slowly incorporate the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients using a stand mixer or whisk.
  • Mix until fully incorporated.
  • Heat frying oil to 350°
  • Drop a large table spoon of batter into fryer.
  • Fry for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Let cool and sprinkle with salt.
  • Top with Cajun Remoulade and garnish with chopped chives.

Pairing Suggestions

Sauvignon Blanc

2022 Sauvignon Blanc

2021 Calesa Vineyard Chardonnay

Richard Dinner Chardonnay Bottle

2021 Richard Dinner Vineyard Chardonnay

Spice Blend 10

B Cellars Spice Blend #10

2024-03-12T15:19:16-07:00March 12th, 2024|Categories: Appetizer, Chardonnay, Recipe, Sauvignon Blanc, White Wine|0 Comments

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