Spicy Corn Bread

Corn bread is the perfect accompaniment to chili or any hot soup or stew. Serve this one with salsa.

Serves: 9Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 40 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 9

Ingredients

  • 1¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1¼ cups cornmeal
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • ⅛ tsp. Tabasco sauce
  • 1 small jalapeño pepper, minced
  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 cup buttermilk, divided
  • ½ cup frozen corn, thawed

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and chili powder.
  • In a small bowl, combine Tabasco, jalapeño pepper, oil, egg, egg whites, and ¾ cup buttermilk and mix well.
  • In a food processor or blender, place corn and ¼ cup buttermilk. Process or blend until smooth; add to oil mixture. Pour oil mixture into dry ingredients and mix until a batter forms. Spoon and spread into a cast iron skillet or 9" round baking dish.
  • Bake for 20–25 minutes, or until deep golden brown. Let cool for 10 minutes, then cut into wedges to serve.

Recipe Information

Serves: 9

Ingredients

  • 1¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1¼ cups cornmeal
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • ⅛ tsp. Tabasco sauce
  • 1 small jalapeño pepper, minced
  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 cup buttermilk, divided
  • ½ cup frozen corn, thawed

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and chili powder.
  • In a small bowl, combine Tabasco, jalapeño pepper, oil, egg, egg whites, and ¾ cup buttermilk and mix well.
  • In a food processor or blender, place corn and ¼ cup buttermilk. Process or blend until smooth; add to oil mixture. Pour oil mixture into dry ingredients and mix until a batter forms. Spoon and spread into a cast iron skillet or 9" round baking dish.
  • Bake for 20–25 minutes, or until deep golden brown. Let cool for 10 minutes, then cut into wedges to serve.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories260
Total Fat8g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol20mg
Sodium480mg
Total Carbohydrate42g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars10g
Protein6g