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Fried Okra

jaybobed's picture
Frying up some Okra!
Ingredients
  Okra 7
  Corn meal 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Onion powder To Taste
  Garlic powder To Taste
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Vegetable oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For deep frying)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Wash and cut the tips and ends of okra.
2. Cut the okra in about ¼ inch thick pieces.

MAKING
3. In a bowl, place the okra pieces and pour in beaten egg, stir to coat and allow to soak for 5 minutes.
4. In a cast iron pan, heat oil about ¼ inch of the pan.
5. Season the okra with salt, pepper onion, and garlic powder.
6. Dip the okra in corn meal, toss and coat evenly and fry in the hot oil few at a time.
7. Turn the heat down to medium, stir and turn the okra, flip them, and fry for 3 to 4 minutes or until they are golden brown in colour.
8. Using a slotted spoon, drain the okra on a kitchen paper.

SERVING
9. Serve as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Feel: 
Crispy
Method: 
Deep Fried
Ingredient: 
Okra
Interest: 
Easy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
1
Dave has a delicious looking deep fried okra recipe for side dish. He coats tiny pieces of okra with beaten egg mixture and deep fries them until lightly browned. These tiny browned bits looks inviting. He has not said anything about the seasoning, but if required, you can add it to your taste and enjoy.

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1 Comment

Ronald Nagata's picture
This year I grew okra as a part of the recessional trend of growing your own. Right now, I get roughly one serving a day, maybe 12-20 okra in about 10 plants. But southern, Afro, and Indian cooking seem to be the old timers & pros in okra. Im tired of eating zucchini, onion, tomato sauce with Okra and meat or shrimp. Part of a cooking that I made up, because of the veggies available in my garden. But with all the recipes around, that simple fried okra seems the most enjoyable. ron Sanger, CA 93657