Fried Okra

Fried Okra

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"A simple Southern classic! Okra is dredged in seasoned cornmeal, then fried until golden."

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  • Calories:
  • 394 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 29.2 g
  • 45%
  • Carbs:
  • 29g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 4.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 46 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 167 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small bowl, soak okra in egg for 5 to 10 minutes. In a medium bowl, combine cornmeal, salt, and pepper.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Dredge okra in the cornmeal mixture, coating evenly. Carefully place okra in hot oil; stir continuously. Reduce heat to medium when okra first starts to brown, and cook until golden. Drain on paper towels.
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Using this recipe with some minor modifications allowed me to prepare better fried okra than my mom! Instead of plain cornmeal I used a pre-mixed cornmeal, four, salt mixture. I also added a ...

This was good,I'm not a huge fan of cornmeal though,it's too gritty,I found that a combo of 3/4 flour and a 1/4 cup cornmeal works just fine,also I soak mine in milk instead of egg,the eggs much...

Oh my goodness, this was the best ever! It turned out perfectly. It was my first time making fried okra, so I paid close attention to the prior reviews and this is what I did.....I used frozen...