Hominy Cakes

Recipe by Barb G.
READY IN: 31mins




  • Puree the hominy in food processor until no whole kernels remain.
  • Heat a medium saucepan and add 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  • Add the green and red onions, garlic, jalapeno, cumin, cayenne, cinnamon, salt and cilantro; saute until softened and turn translucent.
  • Mix with the hominy and fold in the cheese and 1 egg.
  • To test the seasoning fry a little of the batter and taste, adjust seasonings if needed.
  • Porportion into 2-ounce cakes.
  • Pour the flour into a dish.
  • In a second dish, beat the remaining 2 eggs with 1 tablespoon water.
  • In a third dish pour the Panko crumbs.
  • Coat each hominy cake first with flour, then dip into the egg wash, then roll in the panko crumbs.
  • Heat the remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil in a skillet until very hot.
  • Add the cakes and saute 2 minutes,until golden brown, turn over and brown the other side.
  • Enjoy.