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Fried Okra

Yield 8 to 10 servings


  • 3 pounds okra, cleaned
  • 1 1/2 cups yellow cornmeal
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • Vegetable oil

How to Make It

  1. Cut okra crosswise into 1/2- inch slices; set aside.

  2. Combine cornmeal and salt, mixing well. Dredge sliced okra in cornmeal mixture. Cook in 1/4 inch oil over high heat until crisp and lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Drain on paper towels, and serve immediately.

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