Gooey Cheese Stuffed Fried Okra

If you want to add more lacto ovo vegetarian recipes to your collection, Gooey Cheese Stuffed Fried Okra might be a recipe you should try. One portion of this dish contains about 9g of protein, 24g of fat, and a total of 331 calories. For $1.61 per serving, this recipe covers 17% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe serves 8. Not a lot of people really liked this side dish. This recipe from Restless Chipotle has 6 fans. Head to the store and pick up okra, buttermilk, smoked paprika, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 15 minutes. Overall, this recipe earns a pretty good spoonacular score of 67%. If you like this recipe, take a look at these similar recipes: Bhindi Bhaji (Fried Stuffed Okra), Fried Oysters with Green Tomato, Sweet Corn, and Blue Cheese Vinaigrette and Quick Pickled Okra, and Gluten-Free Fried Okra (Yep, I fried it!).

Servings: 8

Preparation duration: 10 minutes

Cooking duration: 5 minutes

 

Ingredients:

1/2 teaspoon ancho chile powder

1/2 cup buttermilk

1/2 cup cornmeal

2 eggs, beaten

1/2 cup flour

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

6 cups oil, for frying

2 pounds fresh okra

About 1/4 lb of habenero-jack or pepper-jack cheese, cut into small matchstick slices

1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika

Equipment:

bowl

paper towels

Cooking instruction summary:

Heat oil to 365 in an electric fryerCombine the 1-1/4 cup flour and 1/2 cup cornmeal in a large bowl.Add the spices.Put the egg in a bowl.Put the milk in another bowl.Slit the okra and genly push the cheese into the slit.Dip in the milk.Dredge in the 1/2 cup flour.Dip in the egg.Dredge in the flour/cornmeal mixture until well coated.Cook in small batches in the oil until golden brown.Drain on paper towels, salt and serve hot.

 

Step by step:


1. Heat oil to 365 in an electric fryer

2. Combine the 1-1/4 cup flour and 1/2 cup cornmeal in a large bowl.

3. Add the spices.

4. Put the egg in a bowl.

5. Put the milk in another bowl.Slit the okra and genly push the cheese into the slit.Dip in the milk.Dredge in the 1/2 cup flour.Dip in the egg.Dredge in the flour/cornmeal mixture until well coated.Cook in small batches in the oil until golden brown.

6. Drain on paper towels, salt and serve hot.


Nutrition Information:

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331k Calories
9g Protein
23g Total Fat
22g Carbs
15% Health Score
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Calories
331k
17%

Fat
23g
36%

  Saturated Fat
4g
30%

Carbohydrates
22g
8%

  Sugar
2g
3%

Cholesterol
55mg
18%

Sodium
118mg
5%

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Protein
9g
19%

Manganese
1mg
51%

Vitamin K
48µg
46%

Vitamin C
26mg
32%

Folate
94µg
24%

Vitamin E
3mg
24%

Calcium
224mg
22%

Vitamin B1
0.33mg
22%

Vitamin A
1103IU
22%

Magnesium
84mg
21%

Phosphorus
198mg
20%

Fiber
4g
19%

Vitamin B6
0.35mg
17%

Vitamin B2
0.25mg
15%

Selenium
10µg
14%

Potassium
432mg
12%

Zinc
1mg
11%

Iron
1mg
10%

Vitamin B3
1mg
10%

Copper
0.18mg
9%

Vitamin B5
0.63mg
6%

Vitamin B12
0.28µg
5%

Vitamin D
0.5µg
3%

covered percent of daily need
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