Fried Okra 1

1 lb okra, cleaned
3/4 cup self-rising corn meal

To coat evenly, put corn meal and okra in a paper or plastic bag and shake.

Cut okra crosswise into 1/2 inch slices; coat with corn meal. Heat 1/2-inch vegetable oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Fry okra until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Drain on paper towels.

Makes 4 servings.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana