Oven Fried Okra

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READY IN: 32mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    lb fresh okra, stem ends trimmed and sliced into 1/2 inch thick rounds
  • 1
    large egg
  • 12
    teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1
    cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 12
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • nonstick cooking spray
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large pot 3/4 full of boiling,salted water,parboil okra until tender, about 5 minutes. Drain well.
  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, beat together egg, 1 Tablespoon of water, and pepper sauce. Add okra to bowl.
  • In a plastic food storage bag, combine bread crumbs,pepper, and salt.
  • Using a slotted spoon,remove okra from egg mixture, allowing excess egg mixture to drip back into bowl.
  • Add okra to crumb mixture in bag and rotate bag to coat okra evenly.
  • On a nonstick baking sheet or large, shallow pan, spread okra in a single layer.
  • Spray okra with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Bake until crisp and golden brown, about 12 minutes.
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