Recipe courtesy of Sandra Lee
Episode: French Creole
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Total:
31 min
Prep:
8 min
Inactive:
5 min
Cook:
18 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
31 min
Prep:
8 min
Inactive:
5 min
Cook:
18 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

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In a large bowl combine buttermilk and okra and let sit for 5 minutes

In a large cast iron skillet, heat peanut oil over high heat to 375 degrees F.

In a large bowl add the corn muffin mix. Using a slotted spoon remove the okra from the buttermilk and place it into the bowl with the corn muffin mix. Gently toss making sure all okra is well coated.

Carefully add half the breaded okra to skillet and fry for about 6 minutes, or until golden brown. Use a slotted spoon to remove okra to the paper towel lined plate. Fry remaining okra.

While okra is frying, in a large saucepan, combine diced tomatoes and chiles, tomato paste and Creole seasoning. Heat through over medium heat. Stir in heavy cream, season with salt and pepper and bring to a simmer. Remove to plate and top with fried okra. Serve immediately.

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