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Spicy Southern-Fried Okra

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars
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"This is a great way to use summer vegetables, including green tomatoes. If you want to be truly authentic, use an iron skillet!"
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Ingredients

45 m servings 166
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Combine okra, onion, green tomato, jalapeno pepper, and garlic in a large bowl. Whisk milk, eggs, salt, and black pepper together in a separate bowl; pour over vegetables and toss to coat. Gradually add cornmeal to vegetable mixture until liquid is absorbed and ingredients are moist and evenly mixed.
  2. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat; spoon batter into skillet. Reduce heat to medium-low and cover. Fry until bottom of fritter is browned, 10 to 15 minutes. Flip fritter and fry until other side is browned, 5 to 8 minutes. Cut into slices to serve.

Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 166 calories; 3.5 28.2 6.6 64 141 Full nutrition

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These are great! A must try.