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Crispy Fried Okra

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Ingredients
  Okra 1 Pound
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Yellow cornmeal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Vegetable oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Wash okra, and drain well.
Remove tip and stem end; cut okra into 1/2-inch slices.
Add egg to okra, and toss to coat.
Combine cornmeal, salt, and pepper.
Dredge okra pieces in cornmeal mixture.
Deep fry okra in hot oil (375°F) until golden brown.
Drain on paper towels.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Fried
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 685 Calories from Fat 512

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g88.7%

Saturated Fat 7.6 g37.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 52.9 mg17.6%

Sodium 525.6 mg21.9%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g12.8%

Dietary Fiber 6.3 g25.1%

Sugars 1.5 g

Protein 6 g13%

Vitamin A 9.7% Vitamin C 39.9%

Calcium 9.9% Iron 13.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Crispy Fried Okra Recipe