RECIPE FROM "THE
1 lb Fresh okra, cut in 1-inch pieces
1 lg Green tomato, diced
1 med Onion, chopped
1 Clove garlic, minced
1 mild Jalapeno pepper halved & sliced (remove seeds)
2 Eggs beaten
1/4 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp Black pepper
1/2 cup milk or cream
1 cup Cornmeal
1/4 cup Vegetable oil
Combine okra, tomato, onion, garlic & jalapeno in large bowl.
In separate bowl combine eggs, salt, pepper, and milk OR cream.
Pour egg mix over veggies and toss to thoroughly coat.
Gradually add cornmeal until all of the veggie and egg mixture at the bottom of the bowl is soaked up. Continue to toss till ingredients evenly mixed. Mixture will have a gooey consistency.
Heat oil in 10 inch skillet over med. heat until hot. Oil is ready when dash of cornmeal sizzles.
Spoon mixture evenly in skillet. Reduce heat to med low. Cover and fry till underside golden brown, 10-15 minutes. Then invert on plate, slide back into skillet and cook uncovered 5-8 min until this side is golden brown.
Remove from skillet to paper towels to drain excess oil. Serve hot.
YIELD: 6 servings