*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     GRANDMOTHER'S SOUTHERN FRIED OKRA
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       lb           Fresh okra, cut 1 inch pcs
    1       lg           Green tomato, diced
    1       md           Onion chopped
    1                    Clove garlic, minced (opt)
    1                    Jalapeno pepper halved &
                         -sliced- remove seeds if too
                         -hot
    2                    Eggs beaten
      1/4   ts           Salt
      1/4   ts           Black pepper
      1/2   c            Milk
    1       c            Cornmeal
      1/4   c            Vegetable oil
 
   Combine okra, tomato, onion, garlic & jalapeno in
   large bowl. In separate bowl combine eggs, salt,
   pepper, milk. Pour egg mix over veggies and toss to
   thoroughly coat. Gradually add cornmeal until mixture
   on the veggies and at the bottom of the bowl soaked
   up. Continue to toss till ingredients evenly mixed.
   Mixture will have a gooey consistency. (No Kidding!)
   Heat oil in 10 inch skillet over med. heat until hot.
   Oil is ready when dash of cornmeal sizzles.  Spoon
   mixture evenly in skillet. Reduce heat to med low.
   Cover and fry till underside golden brown, 10-15
   minutes.  Then invert on plate and slide otherside up
   into skillet and cook uncovered 5-8 min until golden
   brown.  Remove from skillet to paper towels to drain
   excess oil. Serve hot.
  
 
 
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