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Okra Fritters

oil for frying
1 poundokra, small chop
1 cupdiced onion
1 cupred bell pepper
1 teaspoonsalt
1/2 teaspoongarlic powder
1/4 teaspooncayenne (optional)
1/2 cupwater
1 egg
1/2 cupall-purpose flour
1 teaspoonbaking powder
1/2 cupcornmeal
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Okra Fritters - Instructions

Heat 1-inch of oil in a large skillet to 375F .In a large bowl, mix together the okra,
onion, bell pepper, salt, garlic powder, cayenne, water and egg. Sift together the
flour, baking powder and cornmeal. Combine flour mixture and okra mixture.

Once the oil has reached temperature, drop a scant 1/4-cup of the okra batter into the
hot oil. Fry 2 to 3 minutes per side or until golden. Remove from oil and drain on
paper towels.

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