Journey of visiting recipes of the past making them new again!

Cast Iron Fried Okra My Journey Begins
Southern Fried Okra

The Journey Begins!

Join us on our journey as JAC’s  takes a trip back to our roots and learn old recipes from the past and make them new again with a fresh spin with today’s ingredients.   Imagine flavoring our foods with the simplicity of salt, smoke and custom blends of spices and herbs that will elevate the dish.  We will break out old tools of the cooking trade to develop an experience of a life time and we will do it all in the confines of a food trailer.   So are you ready for a journey?  A journey that will build relationships one bite at a time!

 Southern Fried Okra. 

1 pound of okra cut length ways.

1 cup stone ground grits

1 1/2 cup of all purpose flour

Salt & Pepper to taste 

Louisiana Seasoning

1 cup butter milk

Louisiana Hot Sauce 

First:  In a bowl mix together grits and flour salt, pepper and Louisiana seasoning to taste, don’t be afraid to taste it get where you like it.  Pour half of mixture into a shallow pan.  

Second:  Pour butter milk and a tablespoon of Louisiana hot sauce in a shallow pan. 

Third:  Use a large deep cast iron skillet pour enough canola oil to come half way up the sides and over medium high heat  heat oil  to 360 degrees. 

Fourth:  While oil is heating dredge cut okra in flour and grit mixture and then butter milk and into second dish of flour mixture making sure all is coated well.  

Fifth:  Working in batches careful to not overcrowd skillet gently place okra one at at time in hot oil and fry until golden brown all over usually takes about 2 to 3 minutes,  

Sixth:  Serve with your favorite dipping sauce and enjoy!

 

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