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Fried Okra Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rebecca Kintz
Added: Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb okra
2 eggs, beaten
1/4 cup milk, plus
2 tablespoons milk
cornmeal
vegetable oil (for frying)
salt

Directions:
Directions:
Wash okra well & drain.
Cut off tips & stem ends & cut into 1/2-inch slices.
Combine eggs & milk & mix well.
Dip okra into egg-milk mixture, then dredge in corn meal & fry in hot oil (about 375F) until golden and crisp.
Drain on paper towels & sprinkle with salr.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes

 

 

 

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