* Note: See the "Emerils Essence Information" recipe which is included in this collection.
With a sharp knife, slice the okra into 1-inch slices. Season the okra with salt and pepper. Marinate the okra in buttermilk. Marinate for 30 minutes and drain. Place 1 quart of oil in a saucepan. Heat the oil. In a shallow dish, mix the flour and cornmeal together. Season the flour with Emerils Essence. Dredge the okra in the seasoned flour/cornmeal mixture, coating the okra completely. Fry the okra in the hot oil until golden-brown, about 2 to 3 minutes. Fry the okra in batches. Remove the okra from the oil and drain on a paper-lined plate. Season with salt and pepper. This recipe yields 4 servings.
Emeril's Creole Seasoning (Essence) Recipe
2 1/2 tablespoons Sweet paprika
2 tablespoons Salt
2 tablespoons Garlic powder
1 tablespoon Freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon Onion powder
1 tablespoon Cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon Dried leaf oregano
1 tablspoon Dried thyme
Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and blend well. Store in an airtight container in your spice cabinet for up to 3 months. This recipe yields about 2/3 cup.
Recipe Source: EMERIL LIVE with Emeril Lagasse From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # EM-1A51 broadcast 05-27-1997) Downloaded from their Web-Site - http://www.foodtv.com Formatted for MasterCook by Joe Comiskey, aka MR MAD - jpmd44a~~at;prodigy.com ~or- MAD-SQUAD~~at;prodigy.net 06-04-1997 Recipe by: Emeril Lagasse
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (136g)|
|Recipe Makes: 4|
|Calories from Fat: 3 (2%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 0.4g||1 %|
|Saturated Fat 0.1g||0 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 0.1g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0.1g|
|Cholesterol 0mg||0 %|
|Sodium 48.5mg||2 %|
|Potassium 367.3mg||10 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 26.1g||8 %|
|Dietary Fiber 4.3g||17 %|
|Sugars, other 21.8g|
|Protein 4.5g||6 %|
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Calories per serving: 121
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