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Spicy Southern-Fried Okra

Spicy Southern-Fried Okra

  • Prep

    30 m
  • Cook

    15 m
  • Ready In

    45 m
Melissa Hamilton

Melissa Hamilton

This is a great way to use summer vegetables, including green tomatoes. If you want to be truly authentic, use an iron skillet!

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  • Calories:
  • 166 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 3.5 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.2g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 6.6 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 72 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 141 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Combine okra, onion, green tomato, jalapeno pepper, and garlic in a large bowl. Whisk milk, eggs, salt, and black pepper together in a separate bowl; pour over vegetables and toss to coat. Gradually add cornmeal to vegetable mixture until liquid is absorbed and ingredients are moist and evenly mixed.
  2. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat; spoon batter into skillet. Reduce heat to medium-low and cover. Fry until bottom of fritter is browned, 10 to 15 minutes. Flip fritter and fry until other side is browned, 5 to 8 minutes. Cut into slices to serve.
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Tori Guy
5

Tori Guy

2/6/2013

These are great! A must try.

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