Fried Lady's Fingers (Okra)

Fried Lady's Fingers (Okra)


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About this recipe: Lady's finger is coated in seasoned cornmeal (polenta), then fried until golden.

Linda Martin

Serves: 4 

  • 10 pods lady's finger, sliced in bite-size pieces
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 155g cornmeal (polenta)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 125ml vegetable oil

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. In a small bowl, soak lady's finger in egg for 5 to 10 minutes. In a medium bowl, combine cornmeal, salt and pepper.
  2. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Coat lady's finger in the cornmeal mixture, coating evenly. Carefully place the veg in hot oil; stir continuously. Reduce heat to medium when veg first starts to brown, and cook until golden. Drain on kitchen roll.

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