I began the night's dinner without any real plan. I had a pack of Babyback Ribs that I'd given the rub and a bushel of sweet potatoes that I'd pricked to bake, but I needed something else...something green....something yummy. In the midst of my thoughts, a childhood memory if fried okra came to mind and I knew that's what I had to make. It's been a long time since I've had fried okra and I don't know if I've ever prepared it myself...maybe once a long time ago.
1/2 Cup Yellow Cornmeal
1 Cup Flour
1/2 Tsp. black pepper
2 tsp. Cajun Seasoning
Milk to dip okra in before dredging in Cornmeal mixture.
Line a cookie sheet with paper towels to drain okra. Heat oil and begin to dunk okra in milk and dredge through flour.