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Old Time Fried Okra

Ingredients
  Okra 1 Quart
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cornmeal 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 , well beaten
  Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1)Wash and cut okra into ½ inch slices after removeing the tips and stem ends.

MAKING
2)In a bowl, mix together flour, salt, pepper and cornmeal.
3)Crack an egg and mix it with cut okra slices.
4)Dust and dip okra in the flour to completely cover it.
5)In a large skillet, heat shortening.
6)Deep fry okra until brown on all sides and crisp to touch.
7)Drain on paper towels.

SERVING
8)Perfect spring mid morning snack or served with rice dishes for lunch.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
South American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Fried
Dish: 
Dry Curry
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 674 Calories from Fat 473

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 54 g82.4%

Saturated Fat 13.4 g66.9%

Trans Fat 6.7 g

Cholesterol 52.9 mg17.6%

Sodium 289.4 mg12.1%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.7%

Dietary Fiber 9.5 g37.8%

Sugars 3.1 g

Protein 10 g19.1%

Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 83.2%

Calcium 20.2% Iron 19.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Old Time Fried Okra Recipe