Fried Okra with Sage

You Will Need:

  • Sage, 15 leaves
  • Okra, 2 lbs cut, in half lengthwise
  • Vegetable Oil, 1 quart
  • Salt, to taste

Recipe Serves: 8
1. Heat oil in a medium sized pot. Fry okra in batches until they are crispy and golden brown. Drain onto a paper towel and season with salt. Place on a baking sheet and keep warm in the oven until ready to serve.

2. Once all of the okra is fried, add the sage leaves to the oil and fry until the leaves are crispy. Drain onto a paper towel.

3. Once the sage leaves have cooled, crumble them over the warm fried okra.

Recipe and Pictures by Chef Elizabeth Camilo,
Revisions and Nutrient Analysis by Chef Katie Reineberg