Spicy Southern-Fried Okra Recipe - Allrecipes.com
  • READY IN 45 mins

Spicy Southern-Fried Okra

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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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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    30 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    45 mins

Directions

  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.
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  • 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.
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Feb 06, 2013

These are great! A must try.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 166 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 28.2 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 72 mg
  • 24%
  • Fat
  • 3.5 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 4.1 g
  • 16%
  • Protein
  • 6.6 g
  • 13%
  • Sodium
  • 141 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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