This crispy side dish is something different from the usual potatoes and vegetables. Its great to serve with a roast or a grilled meat. The onion flavour is complemented by sage, parsley and hot pepper sauce.
Serves: 8-10 helpings
Cook Time: Prep – 20 minutes, Cook – 15 minutes
- 1-1/2 cups of all-purpose flower
- 1 tbs sugar
- 1 tbs cornmeal
- 2 tsp salt
- 2 tsp rubbed sage
- 2 tsp dried parsley flakes
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 egg
- 3/4 cup milk
- 1/4 tsp hot pepper sauce
- 2-1/2 cups finely chopped onions
- Oil for frying
In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. In a small bowl, combine the egg, milk and hot pepper sauce; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Stir in the onions.
In a large skillet, head 1/2 in of oil over medium heat. Drop batter by tablespoonfuls into oil; press lightly to flatten. Fry for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown; drain on paper towels. Yield: about 2-1/2 dozen.