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Fried Okra Patties

Servings: 6

1 vegetable oil, for frying
1 pound of fresh okra, chopped fine
1 cup onion, chopped fine
2 or 3 jalapeño chiles
3 tablespoons minced garlic
3 teaspoon of Tony's Cajun Seasoning, or favorite season salt
3 teaspoon of red pepper
½ teaspoon of black pepper
1 cup of water
2 eggs
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup cornmeal
½ cup all-purpose flour

Pour oil into large skillet (should be at least an inch deep) and heat on medium high or 375°. In a large bowl, mix okra, onion, pepper, seasonings water and egg. Combine flour, baking powder and cornmeal together; and then stir both mixtures together. Carefully use a large spoon such as a serving spoon of okra batter into the hot oil, fry each side until golden brown, about 3 minutes per side. Remove patty using a slotted spoon and allow draining on paper towels.


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