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Fried Okra

Fried Okra recipe
photo by:kraft
Fresh okra slices are coated in crunchy crumbs made from cornmeal and corn flakes then deep-fried until golden brown for a great side dish.
time
prep:
10 min
total:
25 min
servings
total:
8 servings, 1/2 cup each
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what you need

40
 pods okra
1/2
cup  crushed corn flakes
1/2
cup  yellow cornmeal
1
Tbsp.  flour
1
Tbsp.  salt
1/4
tsp.  ground red pepper
 Shortening for deep-frying

Make It

CUT okra into 1/4-inch-thick slices; sprinkle with cold water.

MIX corn flake crumbs, cornmeal, flour and seasonings in shallow dish. Add okra; toss lightly to evenly coat with crumb mixture.

DEEP-FRY okra in 1 to 2 inches hot shortening in large skillet or saucepan until golden brown. Serve hot.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Serving Suggestion
Serve with rotisserie chicken and a bagged salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Light Reduced Fat Dressing.
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