Light Fried Okra
Light Fried Okra is a healthier way to cook this favorite Southern dish. Instead of deep fat frying and batter, this method uses a small amount oil and cornmeal for crispness. Healthier, yes. Does it compromise on flavor? Never.
Servings: 4 People
- 1 Pound Okra
- 3 Tbsp Olive oil
- 1 Tsp Salt
- 1/3 Cup Cornmeal
In a frypan over medium high heat, add 1 1/2 Tbsp olive oil.
When hot add Okra and sauté 10 minutes.
Add salt and sprinkle with cornmeal. Drizzle 1 1/2 Tbsp olive oil over okra and stir to coat. Continue cooking until browned and slightly crispy, about 6 minutes more.
Calories: 181kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 590mg | Potassium: 381mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 810IU | Vitamin C: 26.1mg | Calcium: 93mg | Iron: 1.2mg