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Fried Okra Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Hazel Ellis Chandler
Added: Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 lbs. fresh okra, sliced
3/4 c. flour
1 c. cornmeal
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
2 c. milk
2 eggs beaten
2 c. bacon drippings or oil

Directions:
Directions:
Combine eggs and milk; add okra; let stand 15 mins. Combine flour, cornmeal, salt and pepper in a large bag. Drain okra a little at a time; put in bag and shake to coat. Heat drippings over medium heat; place okra in hot drippings in a single layer. Cook till brown; drain on paper towels. Repeat until all the okra is cooked.

 

 

 

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