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stuffed okra

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Eddie Jordan
Bristow, OK

It's nearly time to plant okra. Pickled, fried, boiled, or in a salad. This okra you can cook on the grill or deep fry. Just as good anyway you fix it.

(1 rating)
prep time 20 Min
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For stuffed okra

  • 12
    tender okra pod's
  • 6 Tbsp
    ricotta cheese
  • 6 oz
    cream cheese
  • 2 Tbsp
    pecans or walnuts
  • 1/2 tsp
    dill seed
  • 3/8 c
  • 1/8 c
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1
    egg white
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    light beer
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp

How To Make stuffed okra

  • 1
    STUFFED OKRA: Cut tops of each okra pod take seeds out and the ribs. wash and pat dry set aside.
  • 2
    In a medium bowl mix together the ricotta cheese, cream cheese and the nuts. MAKE SURE cheese is at room temprature.
  • 3
    One by one stuff each okra pod with cheese mixture until all are stuffed set aside. chill.
  • 4
    Dip in tempura batter and deep fry 1 minute 1 1/2 minute at the most.
  • 5
    Turn out on paper towel and soak up the excess oil. serve hot.
  • 6
    TEMPURA BETTER: Separate egg white from yolk. Beat until frothy and light (DO NOT OVER BEAT ) White should be very liquid and should not reach a stage where a peak would hold.
  • 7
    Fold in all ingredients and beat until smooth.
  • 8
    Dip okra into flour then batter fry in hot vegetable oil or canola oil.