Total Time
40mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This surprisingly tasty no-bake side dish is a popular Carribean classic that accompanies boiled, steamed or panfried fish. Can also be made without okra. From Essence Great Cooking.

Directions

  1. In cold water, rinse okra; remove stems and slice into rounds.
  2. In large saucepan, combine okra and water; bring to boil and stir in butter, salt & pepper. Remove from heat; stir in cornmeal until all lumps are dissolved and mixture is smooth.
  3. Return to heat and, using wooden spoon, stir until mixture is well blended, slightly stiff, and comes away from sides of pan.
  4. Spoon into lightly buttered bowl; let sit about 30 minutes until set. Cover top of bowl with platter and invert to transfer Coo Coo to serving platter.