Yield: about 3 dozen
- 1 1/2 cups cleaned and sliced okra (about 3/4 pound)
- 1 1/2 cups cooked rice
- 1 cup chopped tomato
- 3/4 cup chopped onion
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 3/4 teaspoon pepper
- 2 eggs, beaten
- 1 cup cornmeal
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- Vegetable oil
- Chop okra slices. Combine chopped okra, rice, tomato, onion, sugar, salt, baking powder, and pepper. Stir in beaten eggs. Add cornmeal and flour, mixing well.
- Drop mixture by tablespoonfuls into deep hot oil (375°). Cook 1 minute or until golden brown, turning as necessary. Drain on paper towels. Serve hot.
- Serving Suggestions: Okra Croquettes may be served with Dill Sauce, Horseradish Sauce, Mustard Dip Sauce, or any sour cream sauce.
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