Fried Okra Fritters
or to taste
sliced or diced fresh okra
medium jalapeno pepper
course salt for sprinkling
Add flour, cornmeal and salt to a bowl & stir to combine.
To flour mixture, add okra, onions & jalapeno pepper. Stir until vegetables are coated.
In a separate bowl, whisk milk & egg. Pour over vegetable mixture. Stir until fully combined.
Add enough cooking oil to a large cast iron skillet for 1/2 deep and heat on medium-high.
Drop approx 1 Tablespoon of mixture into hot oil. Press flat with the back of the spoon. Don't crowd in the pan, work in batches.
Cook until brown on one side.
Flip & repeat
Remove and drain on wire rack. Sprinkle with coarse salt if desired.