Discover a delicious side with this Fried Okra Recipe. Simply coat fresh okra slices in crunchy crumbs and then deep-fry until golden brown.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 8 servings
2 lb. fresh okra, trimmed
3/4 cup panko bread crumbs
3/4 cup cornmeal
2 Tbsp. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
1 Tbsp. flour
1 tsp. CALUMET Baking Powder
1/4 tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne)
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Let's Make It
Cut okra into 1/4-inch-thick slices; place in shallow dish. Sprinkle lightly with water.
Combine all remaining ingredients except oil in shallow dish. Add okra, in small batches; toss until evenly coated with crumb mixture.
Heat 1-1/2 inches of oil to 375ºF in large deep skillet on medium heat. Add okra, in batches; cook 3 to 4 min. or until golden brown, turning after 2 min. Remove from oil with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Serve warm.
Serve with a rotisserie chicken, and quick bagged salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Lite Dressing.
Substitute rinsed canned black beans for the butter beans.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 12g
Dietary Fibers 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.