The hushpuppies (or round buns corn) are a recipe tradition of South America, can be fried or cooked in the oven. They are usually served with sauces for an aperitif or as an accompaniment for fish dishes. The idea of playing this recipe I was born rediscovering the grocery coasts rainbow. These sandwiches soft corn they seemed perfect for not interfering with the yellow color of the coasts, the recipe is not the original one but my gluten and dairy. The coasts blanched and blend replace dairy products. I suggest you enjoy them with mustard, homemade sauce raw food from the book “The essence of raw” to which I add every time a variation to characterize it. For this recipe I prepare the mustard mandarin that is perfect with our hushpuppies, seafood and raw vegetables and cooked a tasty dish.
These coasts rainbow are part of edible plants available in the past that today risked extinction but thanks to small farmers and foundations that deal with the recovery of the local biodiversity and the protection of the seeds live a second youth. Swiss chard to coast colored (Beta vulgaris var. Cycles) also known as “Swiss”, belongs to the family Chenopodiaceae, starters chard to coast and white beet, it has a more delicate flavor of beets normal but is used in the same way.
Ingredients for 24 hushpuppies 6.5 cm diameter:
- 300 g yellow blanched chard coast
- 300 g eggs
- 100 g flour comic
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- onion powder q.s.
- garlic powder q.s.
Ingredients for the mustard of mandarin:
- 40 g mustard powder
- 125 ml apple cider vinegar
- 15 ml extra virgin olive oil
- 5 ml agave juice
- 2.5 g salt
- 256 g mandarins (tangerines 4 matches)
- 20 g chia seeds
How to prepare the hushpuppies
The batter of these hushpuppies is very similar to that for pancakes but the liquid part (usually milk) is replaced by the beets blanched and blend.
Heat oven to 180 ° C.
Wash beets, separate the leaves from the coast, today we use the coasts.
Bring to a boil and add salt water soak the coasts of beets for 3 minutes, remove from boiling water and cool them immediately in cold water to preserve the color.
Cut the ribs into pieces and put them in a blender with the eggs, salt, and spices powder blend.
Now we can add the flour, frulliamo, our batter is not ready but the we fry, the cuoceremo in the oven.
To avoid breaking these soft hushpuppies extracting them from the molds, oliamoli slightly and we cover the base with baking paper.
You can eat them hot or cold, will remain soft.
How to prepare the mustard of mandarin
Peel the mandarins, cut them in half, remove the seeds, blend them.
Add the remaining ingredients to the mandarins and blend again.
The sauce should stand 30 minutes to allow time to chia seeds absorb liquid and thicken.