Fried Okra

This is a great way to prepare okra if you are not a fan of it generally. This makes a crispy, crunchy treat even the kids will eat.

Preparation

Ingredients

1/2 pound fresh okra pods
salt and pepper
3T. yellow cornmeal
1 t. flour
1 T. grapeseed or coconut oil

Wash okra; cut off tips and stem ends. Cut pods into 1/4-inch slices. Sprinkle sliced okra with salt and pepper. Combine cornmeal and flour in a wide, shallow bowl; roll okra in mixture. Sauté until golden brown. Great on salads or simply as a snack or appetizer.

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