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Pan-fried Cornmeal Crusted Okra Recipe

Pan-fried Cornmeal Crusted Okra

Okra, fresh or frozen, sliced
Coarsely ground yellow cornmeal
Salt and Pepper
Cooking oil/butter

Toss okra slices in a bowl with a small amount of milk, just to coat the slices. Heat a Tablespoon of oil in a skillet. Put some cornmeal in the bag with a pinch of salt and some ground pepper. Transfer okra into the sack and shake to coat the slices. Add more cornmeal if needed.

Place okra slices into the hot skillet. Stir frequently, until heated and cornmeal becomes crusty. Adjust seasoning to taste.

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