Mama's Fried Okra With Green Tomatoes
Blue Ribbon Recipe
We love fried okra and fried green tomatoes... why did we never think about frying them together before Janet's recipe? Turns out to be a match made in heaven. The little chunks of tangy green tomatoes are a nice contrast in flavor to the okra. Everything fries up nice and crispy. If you like a little more flavor, you can add your favorite seasoning to the flour before tossing in your veggies. But we really liked the okra and tomatoes the way they were. It was gobbled up fast in the Test Kitchen. The Test Kitchen
How to Make Mama's Fried Okra With Green Tomatoes
- With a deep fryer heated to 350 degrees, use your hand to get the okra & tomatoes from the bag, shaking off excess flour and carefully dropping in the oil. Fry just until golden and remove to a paper towel lined pan (make sure the pan is big enough so the okra doesn't lay on top of one another, this is key to the okra remaining crispy). Continue frying (adding more flour to the bag as needed), in batches. Once done, sprinkle lightly with salt before serving.