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Fried okra is a southern treat. Use your oven to produce a crisp coating without frying.

Recipe by Cooking Light June 2006


Recipe Summary

8 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 450º.

  • Combine cornmeal, 1/2 teaspoon salt, black pepper, and red pepper in a shallow dish; set aside.

  • Combine buttermilk and egg in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add okra; toss to coat. Let stand 3 minutes.

  • Dredge okra in cornmeal mixture. Place okra on a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray. Lightly coat okra with cooking spray. Bake at 450º for 40 minutes, stirring once. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt.

Nutrition Facts

144 calories; calories from fat 4%; fat 0.7g; saturated fat 0.2g; mono fat 0.3g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 4.5g; carbohydrates 29.3g; fiber 2.6g; cholesterol 27mg; iron 1.3mg; sodium 204mg; calcium 68mg.