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southern fried okra cornbread

1 lb fresh Okra cut into 1" pieces
1 Tomato diced
1 med. Onion chopped
1 clove Garlic minced(optional)
1 Jalapeno Chile seeded, sliced 
2 Eggs beaten
1/4 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp fresh grnd. Pepper
1/2 cup Milk
1 cup cornmeal
1/4 cup vegetable oil
Combine okra, tomato onion, garlic& jalapeno in large bowl.
In separate bowl combine eggs,salt&pepper,milk. Pour egg 
mixture over veggies and toss. Gradually add cornmeal till 
it coats veggies and soaks up liquid at bottom of bowl. 
(Mixture will be gooey).
Heat oil in 10" cast iron skillet,over med. heat.
Spoon mixture evenly into skillet.
Reduce heat to med. low. Cover and fry till underside is
golden brown,10- 15 min. Invert to turn to cook other 
side(I add a little more oil and wait a few seconds till the pan gets 
hot again),cook other side 5-8 min.
Remove to paper towels to drain. Serve hot. © 2001-2007