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Simple Fried Okra

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Ingredients
  Fresh okra 1 1⁄4 Pound
  Cornmeal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
Directions

Wash okra well; drain.
Cut off tips and stem ends; cut okra crosswise into 1/2 inch slices.
Roll okra in cornmeal (okra should be very damp for cornmeal to adhere), and fry in hot oil (375°) until golden brown.
Drain well on paper towels.
Sprinkle lightly with salt.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 799 Calories from Fat 97

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g17.4%

Saturated Fat 1.6 g8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 489 mg20.4%

Total Carbohydrates 163 g54.3%

Dietary Fiber 29.8 g119.3%

Sugars 7.8 g

Protein 24 g48.7%

Vitamin A 42.6% Vitamin C 199.4%

Calcium 46.9% Iron 55.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Simple Fried Okra Recipe