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Cajun Fried Okra Recipe by Paula Deen

Moderate Level
0 MIN Prep + Cook
6-10 Servings
$ /Serving
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Moderate Level
0 MIN Prep + Cook
6-10 Servings
$ /Serving

Cajun Fried Okra Recipe by Paula Deen

Moderate Level
0 MIN Prep + Cook
6-10 Servings
$ /Serving

Ingredients

  • 2 lb fresh okra, sliced 1/2-inch thick
  • 1/4 teaspoon cajun spice
  • 2 teaspoon Paula Deen's House Seasoning
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 6 cup oil, for frying
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons thai sweet chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon garlic chili pepper sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper, ground

Preparation

Heat oil in a large, heavy-bottomed skillet or Dutch oven to 350 degrees F. (You may not need to use this much oil; do not fill the pan more than halfway up the sides with oil.)

In a medium bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, House Seasoning, and cayenne pepper. Dip okra in buttermilk and then dredge in cornmeal-flour mixture to coat well. Carefully add okra to the hot oil and cook until golden brown. (It may be necessary to fry the okra in batches.) Remove from oil, drain on paper towels, and then serve immediately.

Creamy Chili Sauce:

In a small bowl, combine all ingredients, stirring well. Cover and chill.

Yield: 1 1/4 cups

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Preparation

Heat oil in a large, heavy-bottomed skillet or Dutch oven to 350 degrees F. (You may not need to use this much oil; do not fill the pan more than halfway up the sides with oil.)

In a medium bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, House Seasoning, and cayenne pepper. Dip okra in buttermilk and then dredge in cornmeal-flour mixture to coat well. Carefully add okra to the hot oil and cook until golden brown. (It may be necessary to fry the okra in batches.) Remove from oil, drain on paper towels, and then serve immediately.

Creamy Chili Sauce:

In a small bowl, combine all ingredients, stirring well. Cover and chill.

Yield: 1 1/4 cups

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