Fried Okra

4 cups fresh okra, sliced
1/2 to 3/4 cup yellow cornmeal
1/4 cup flour
1 to 2 cups vegetable oil

Rinse okra and slice. Lightly salt and pepper okra. Add cornmeal and flour. Mix well. Heat oil in cast iron skillet until very hot. Add 1/2 okra mixture. Cook until light brown, about 5 or 6 minutes. Remove to platter with paper towels for draining. Add next batch of okra mixture. Cook the same as above.

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