Oven Fried Okra

Total Time
20 mins
40 mins

A healthier version of an old southern favorite. This recipe is comes from Souther but Lite cookbook.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray a cookie sheet or jellyroll pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  3. Combine corn meal, salt and pepper.
  4. Wash okra; drain.
  5. Trim ends and cut into 1/2 inch slices.
  6. Dredge in corn meal mixture to coat well.
  7. Okra should be moist in order for corn meal to adhere.
  8. If necessary, rinse okra again in water before dredging.
  9. Spread okra in a single layer in prepared pan.
  10. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until crisp, stirring occasionally.