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Grandmothers Southern Fried Okra

Submitted by: Mary on 09/01/2003
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Ingredients

1 lb Fresh okra, cut 1 inch pieces
1 lg Green tomato, diced
1 med Onion chopped
1 Clove garlic, minced
1 Jalapeno pepper halved & sliced, remove seeds if too hot
2 Eggs beaten

1/4 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp Black pepper
1/2 c Heavy cream
1 Box Atkins Corn muffin mix (you will use 1 cup of this)
1/4 c Vegetable oil

Directions

Combine okra, tomato, onion, garlic & jalapeno in large bowl.



In separate bowl combine eggs, salt, pepper, cream.



Pour egg mix over veggies and toss to thoroughly coat.



Gradually add 1 cup corn muffin mix until mixture on the okra and at the bottom of the bowl is soaked up.



Continue to toss till ingredients are evenly mixed.



Mixture will have a gooey consistency.



Heat oil in 10 inch skillet over medium heat until hot. Oil is ready when dash of corn muffin mix sizzles.



Spoon mixture evenly in skillet.



Reduce heat to medium low.



Cover and fry till underside is 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.




Servings

6

Calories

4

Time to prepare

30 minutes

Difficulty

Easy
 

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