Fried Okra

Course : Vegetables
Serves: 1
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1 pound okra pods -- stem ends cut off, sliced 1/4 inch thick
2 tablespoons cold water
1 cup cornmeal
1 teaspoon salt - to taste
1 teaspoon pepper -- to taste

Preparation / Directions:

Put sliced okra in a bowl, sprinkle with salt (liberally), and cover with very cold water. Refrigerate an hour or so. Drain; roll slices in cornmeal seasoned with salt and pepper until well-coated. Fry in hot oil about 1/2-inch deep until browned and crisp. Drain on paper towels and serve hot. 2 to 4 servings.


Nutritional Information:

148 Calories (kcal); trace Total Fat; (1% calories from fat); 8g Protein; 30g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 31mg Sodium

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