jalapeno cheese hush puppies in a cup served with remoulade sauce

Jalapeno Cheese Hush Puppies

These jalapeno cheese hush puppies with andouille sausage are sure to be a crowd pleaser! Easy to make and incredibly addictive, they are perfect for parties or game days!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, Cajun/Creole
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 362kcal
Author Danielle Wolter


  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 2 jalapenos minced
  • 1/2 cup andouille sausage browned and diced
  • 1/2 cup sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 onion minced
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup buttermilk


  • Mix all ingredients together to make a batter. Heat oil in a fryer or dutch oven until the temperature reaches 350 degrees.
  • Drop teaspoons of batter in the oil and fry for 4-5 minutes, or until golden brown, flipping halfway through. When the edges start to turn golden brown, you'll know they are done.
  • Serve with remoulade sauce.


Calories: 362kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 69mg | Sodium: 721mg | Potassium: 430mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 375IU | Vitamin C: 8.8mg | Calcium: 230mg | Iron: 2.4mg