Southern Living MARCH 2007
1. Place pecans in an even layer in a shallow pan.
2. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring occasionally.
3. Process pecans, baking mix, and next 2 ingredients in a food processor until pecans are finely ground. Place pecan mixture in a large bowl. Add okra, tossing to coat. Gently press pecan mixture into okra.
4. Pour oil to a depth of 2 inches into a Dutch oven or cast-iron skillet; heat to 350°. Fry okra, in batches, turning once, 5 to 6 minutes or until golden; drain on paper towels.
*1 (16-oz.) package frozen cut okra, thawed, may be substituted.
Note: For testing purposes only, we used Bisquick Original All-Purpose Baking Mix.
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