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Batter Fried Okra

With Mazola® Corn Oil

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SERVING SIZE

6 TO 8 SERVINGS

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TOTAL TIME

13 MINUTES

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SKILL LEVEL

BEGINNER

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup Fleischmann’s Corn Starch
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Fleischmann’s Baking Powder
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black fine grind pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup beer OR water
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • Approximately 1 quart Mazola Corn Oil
  • 4 cups fresh okra, trimmed

Instructions:

  1. Combine corn starch, flour, baking powder, garlic salt, onion powder, black pepper and cayenne pepper in a medium bowl.
  2. Add beer (or water) and egg; stir until mixture is smooth.
  3. Heat 2 to 3 inches of oil in a deep pot over medium heat to 375°F.
  4. Dip okra into batter, stirring batter occasionally.
  5. Fry a few pieces at a time, turning once, 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown and crisp.
  6. Drain on paper towels.
  7. Serve immediately.
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