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Fried Okra with Sriracha Mayo

Fried Okra

Course Side
Cuisine American
Keyword fried okra
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 267 kcal
Author ijustmakesandwiches

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces fresh okra
  • 3 ounces Butter room temperature
  • 2.75 ounces corn meal
  • 1.75 ounces Sugar
  • 2 each Eggs
  • 2.25 ounces flour
  • 1/2 tablespoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk

Instructions

  1. Beat together butter, cornmeal and sugar until pale in color.
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  2. One by one, add an egg, scraping the sides of the bowl after each addition.
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  3. Add dry ingredients until just mixed.
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  4. Add milk.
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  5. Bring a pot of frying oil to 350 degrees or over medium high heat.
  6. Add okra to batter and make sure each is completely covered.
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  7. Drop each okra in separately into the oil, making sure to not over crowd the pot. Fry okra until golden brown on both sides, about 5 minutes total.
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  8. Once cooked, drain fried okra onto a paper towel and season with salt. Serve with Sriracha mayo.

Recipe Notes

To make Sriracha mayo, add together about 1/3 cup mayo and 1/4 teaspoon Sriracha. For some added flavor, add a squeeze of lime juice and a pinch of salt.

Nutrition Facts
Fried Okra with Sriracha Mayo
Amount Per Serving (4 ounces)
Calories 267 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 35mg 12%
Sodium 415mg 17%
Potassium 377mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 32g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 11g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 16.5%
Vitamin C 15.8%
Calcium 13.9%
Iron 7.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.