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Batter Fried Okra

  • Beginner
  • 6 to 8 servings
  • 3 hr 45 min
Baking Success Or Baking Mess


3/4 cup Fleischmann's® Corn Starch
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon Fleischmann's® Baking Powder
2-1/2 teaspoons garlic salt
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon black fine grind pepper
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 cup beer OR water
1 egg, slightly beaten
Approximately 1 quart Mazola® Corn Oil
4 cups fresh okra, trimmed


Combine corn starch, flour, baking powder, garlic salt, onion powder, black pepper and cayenne pepper in a medium bowl. Add beer (or water) and egg; stir until mixture is smooth.

Heat 2 to 3 inches of oil in a deep pot over medium heat to 375°F.

Dip okra into batter, stirring batter occasionally. Fry a few pieces at a time, turning once, 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown and crisp.

Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately.

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