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fried okra

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Lisa Johnson
Macon, GA

We love fried okra and they are very crunchy and crispy. They are so delicious and tasty.

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For fried okra

  • 1 lb
    young okra
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 tsp
  • pepper to taste
  • dash cayenne pepper

How To Make fried okra

  • 1
    Cut off the stems and the tips of the okra pods. Wash thoroughly and place them in a pan of boiling salted water. Cook for about 8 minutes. Drain and let dry thoroughly.
  • 2
    In a mixing bowl blend the cornmeal with the salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper. Roll the okra in the seasoned cornmeal. Fry in deep fat (350F) or saute in butter until brown.

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