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This classic New Orleans side dish is made with a cornmeal crust.



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  • Melt shortening in a 12-inch cast-iron skillet over medium heat until a frying thermometer registers 375 degrees.

  • Meanwhile, whisk together eggs and milk in a bowl. Place flour, cornmeal, salt, and pepper in another bowl; whisk to combine.

  • Place 8 pieces of okra in egg mixture to coat, then dredge in flour mixture. Fry until golden brown, turning as necessary, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain on paper towels. Repeat coating and frying okra; serve warm.


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