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Stir finely chopped fresh cilantro into softened butter, and serve alongside a bread basket of these treats.

Recipe by Southern Living July 2010

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Recipe Summary

total:
35 mins
Yield:
Makes 17 (3 1/2-inch) cakes
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp; remove bacon, and drain on paper towels, reserving drippings in skillet. Finely chop bacon.

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  • Sauté okra in hot drippings 3 minutes or until crisp-tender.

  • Whisk together cornmeal mix and next 5 ingredients just until moistened; stir in okra and bacon.

  • Pour about 1/4 cup batter for each griddle cake onto a hot, lightly greased griddle or large nonstick skillet. Cook cakes 2 to 3 minutes or until tops are covered with bubbles and edges look dry and cooked; turn and cook other side 1 to 2 minutes or until done.

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