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Fried Okra    Veg   HT  HD ACC  Cajun  20mins

Serves 4    Hot Vegetarian Vegetables   Starter Appetizer Hors d’oeuvre Accompaniment   Gluten Wheat Free  Louisiana Nth America North American

450g/1lb Fresh Okra, cut into 12mm/ ½ inch slices
1 Egg
120ml/4fl.oz. Milk
Salt and Black Pepper to taste
Cornmeal to coat


1. Preheat the deep fat fryer to 190C/375F. Place the egg and milk in a large mixing bowl and mix well, seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.

2. Dip the okra into the egg mixture, then roll in the cornmeal to coat on all sides.

3. Deep fry for 2-3 minutes until golden brown on all sides. You may have to fry the okra in batches.

4. Drain on kitchen paper and serve immediately as an appetiser.

Can also be served an accompaniment to a main course.


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Key techniques required to make this recipe


Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

Slice to -  To cut food, such as bread, meat, fish or vegetables, into flat pieces of varying thickness.

Freeze/Make ahead


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Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Chopping Knife

Chopping Board


Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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