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Batter-Fried Okra

Yield 4 to 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound small okra, cleaned
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 1/2 cups fine, dry breadcrumbs
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • Vegetable oil

How to Make It

  1. Combine okra and water to cover in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 5 minutes. Drain well.

  2. Sprinkle okra with salt and pepper. Roll each piece in breadcrumbs. Dip in egg; roll in breadcrumbs.

  3. Deep fry okra in hot oil (375°) until golden brown. Drain well on paper towels.

  4. Serving Suggestions: Batter- Fried Okra may be served with Dill Sauce, Horseradish Sauce, or Mustard Dip Sauce.

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