10 Purnell’s Old Fashioned Franks
1/2 cup all-purpose flour for dusting
2/3 cup cornmeal
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons corn flour (optional)
1 teaspoon salt
1 pinch ground cayenne pepper
2 tablespoons corn oil
1/2 cup water
1 quart vegetable oil for frying
Insert skewers into franks and dust with flour; set aside.
To Make Batter: In a large bowl combine the cornmeal, 1/3 cup flour, corn flour, salt, cayenne pepper, egg, 2 tablespoons oil and water. Whisk all together.
Heat 1 quart oil in a large skillet over high heat (to about 375 degrees F, 190 degrees C). Roll or dip franks in batter, then fry until lightly browned. Drain on paper toweling and serve.