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air fryer hush puppies

Air Fryer Hush Puppies

Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 12 hush puppies


  • 1 Cup Yellow Cornmeal
  • 1 Cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp Minced Garlic
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1/2 Tbsp Parsley
  • 1 Egg
  • 3/4 Cup Milk


  1. In a mixing bowl, add the corn meal, flour, baking powder, and sugar. Mix until completely combined.
  2. Add the egg, milk, and spices. Mix until combined. Let batter sit in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

  3. Roll the batter into balls (about the size of ping pong balls), and line the air fryer basket with parchment paper. Spray the paper with oil, and place the hush puppy balls in the basket. Spray the balls with oil.

  4. Cook at 380 degrees in the air fryer (lined with parchment paper) for five minutes, turn balls, spray with oil, and cook for five more minutes.

Recipe Notes

If you want to make these hush puppies gluten-free, just swap out the flour for gluten-free flour. You'll want to check that your cornmeal is gluten-free too.

To make these dairy-free, use almond or cashew milk in place of the dairy milk in the recipe.