Fried Peppers, Maters & Hushpuppies Q-View

Discussion in 'Veggies' started by shiz-nit, Aug 12, 2011.

  1. shiz-nit

    shiz-nit Fire Starter

    Just don’t get much better than this.
    Deep fried banana peppers, green maters and hushpuppies.

    Plated


    Banana Peppers


    Maters


    Hushpuppies



    Thanks for looking  
     
  2. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    That looks so good I am starting to hate you! LOL

    I have been cooking for more years than most of the folks here have lived.  I still have trouble keeping the batter/breading on fried peppers.

    How the heck did you do those???

    Thanks for your help.

    Good luck and good smoking.
     
  3. meateater

    meateater Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Those look great. [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  4. shiz-nit

    shiz-nit Fire Starter

    thanks for the props Bro...

    Use the dry – wet – dry method.

    Meaning the dry is your meal of your choice (corn meal, flour or a mix) the wet is a beaten egg and maybe some beer added in it.

    Set up 3 stations – 2 dishes with the dry ingredients in them and one with the wet stuff. Toss in the first dry… dip in the wet… toss in the last dry… then straight to the fryer… works every time.

    The 1st dip in the dry allows the egg wash stick to it than the last dry helps form the crunchy outside. 
     
  5. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Sounds like the old tri coating or anglaise method.  Some call it the standard coating.

    What were the coating ingredients you used?  My coating seems to stick to everything EXCEPT peppers.

    Do you allow the coating to dry on the peppers before you fry, or do you just dump them straight in from the coating process?

    My only luck with these has been with a traditional Japanese tempura, and that is a pain to make and use properly. Ice water, rice flour, make in small batches and repeat the process regularly.  You get the pic. 

    Sorry to be so much trouble to you, but those are just absolutely beautiful, and I have to learn to duplicate that!

    Good luck and good smoking.
     
  6. porked

    porked Smoking Fanatic

    Man that stuff looks great. Excellent job!
     
  7. I'm with Venture on this one. My wife loves fried green tomatoes and it is a pain

    to use tempura. Everything else falls off in the cooking process, frustrating.

    Those look excellent by the way, great job.
     
  8. slownlow

    slownlow Smoking Fanatic

    looks great, what's the dipping sauce?
     
  9. That looks great. I love fried green tomatoes. I just dip mine in flour and put in skillet with a tiny bit of olive oil. I fry them til nice and crispy and put on bread with lots of salt and pepper. I never heard of the fried banana peppers. I will have to steal a few of the peppers I am growing to make sweet hot mustard and try this out.
     
  10. shiz-nit

    shiz-nit Fire Starter

    Ranch and Tiger Sauce
     
     
  11. shiz-nit

    shiz-nit Fire Starter

    Hush Puppies


    1 cup yellow cornmeal
    3/4 cup self-rising flour
    1 teaspoon salt
    1/2 teaspoon sugar
    1/2 teaspoon cayenne
    1/2 small sweet onion, finely chopped
    1 jalapeno, finely chopped
    4 green onions, sliced
    1 large egg, beaten
    1/4 cup Cheddar
    1 cup buttermilk
    Hand full of fresh herbs chopped

    375 degrees in canola oil… drop in until brown

    Banana Pepper and Mater Batter

    1 box of Kentucky Kernel seasoned flour mix
    2 eggs at room temp beaten with some beer added
    1 jalapeno ran through a micro planner added in the egg mix
    Dash of Tiger Sauce or hot sauce also added in with the eggmix
    3 flat bottom dishes

    Dish 1 – KK flour mix
    Dish 2 - egg and beer mix
    Dish 3 – more KK flour mix
    Cut veggies dust in dish 1… then dip in dish 2… then coatgood in dish 3… straight to the oil

     
     
     
  12. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Thanks.  I will have to do some research on that Kentucky Kernal stuff.  I prolly can't get it here, but I might be able to duplicate it.

    I brought this up because of the peppers.  I can get green tomatoes, eggplant, or almost anything else to hold my breading.  Peppers have always been my downfall.

    Again thanks for the info, thanks for the patience, and thanks for an absolutely beautiful QVIEW!

    Good luck and good smoking.
     
  13. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    Looks excellent!  [​IMG]
     
  14. africanmeat

    africanmeat Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Looks good [​IMG]
     
  15. You had me at "deep fried". [​IMG]
     
  16. slownlow

    slownlow Smoking Fanatic


    I love ranch based dips.  Can you elaborate on the Tiger sauce?  is it this:



    and what does this taste like hot sauce, bbq...     I've very interested.  and thanks [​IMG]
     
  17. slownlow

    slownlow Smoking Fanatic

  18. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Thanks slownlow.  I will sure check it out.  Problem is sometimes Wally sells different things in different regions.  I will check their web site, too.

    Thanks for the inputs from all.

    Good luck and good smoking.
     
  19. shiz-nit

    shiz-nit Fire Starter

    Yea that is it.

    It is also Johnny Triggs secret to his kickin good ribs... a little brown suger, parkay butter and tiger sauce then wrap in foil.  

    Walmart and Kroger both sell it next to the hot sauces
     
    Last edited: Aug 15, 2011
  20. slownlow

    slownlow Smoking Fanatic

    Wow thanks,  I will sure pickup a bottle of this.  Sounds really good.
     

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