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Fried Okra


3 cups sliced okra

1 1/2 cups buttermilk

1 cup flour

1/2 Tsp each salt and pepper

Dash ground hot red pepper

small amt of oil for frying


Rinse and dry the okra before slicing it.

Place the okra in a bowl and cover it with the buttermilk,letting it soak for at east 5 min.

Mix the flour with the salt,pepper and red pepper in a shallow dish.

Heat oil in a shallow pan.

Drain excess buttermilk from okra and dredge it is the flour mixture.

Fry in the hot oil until golden brown and drain on paper towels.