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Cajun Fried Okra Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carol Speer
Added: Thursday, March 15, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pound fresh okra
1 cup buttermilk
1 tbsp. hot sauce
1 1/2 cups self-rising yellow cornmeal mix
3 tbsp. Cajun seasoning
1/4 tsp. salt
Vegetable oil (for frying)

Directions:
Directions:
Cut off and discard tip and stem ends of okra. Cut okra into 1/2 inch thick slices. Combine buttermilk and hot sauce. Add okra slices, stirring to coat. Cover and chill for 20 minutes. Combine cornmeal, Cajun seasoning and salt. Remove okra from buttermilk mixture with a slotted spoon; discard buttermilk. Dredge okra, in batches, in cornmeal mixture. Pour oil to a depth of 2 1/2 inches in a Dutch oven or cast-iron skillet. Heat to 365 over medium-high heat on stovetop. Fry okra, in batches, for 6 to 7 minutes or until golden brown; drain on paper towels.

 

 

 

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