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Fried Okra Salad
Fried Okra Salad balances the deep fried food in a healthy salad.
large pinch of salt
all purpose flour
ground black pepper
cut into 1/2" pieces
a head oak tree lettuce
chopped sweet pea shoots
lemon basil pesto
black pepper mayonnaise
In a bowl, combine buttermilk and egg. Add the pinch of salt and beat well until thoroughly combined.
In a large bowl combine flour, cornmeal, herbs and spices. Mix well until thoroughly combined.
Heat a deep pot with enough oil for deep frying.
Put okra pieces in the buttermilk combination. Remove a few at a time and toss in the flour mix. Add to the hot oil and fry until golden brown on all sides. Drain on paper towels.
To make dressing, combine pesto and mayonnaise. Whisk until thoroughly combined.
To make salad, toss all greens and tomato in a large bowl. Toss well. Add a few tablespoons of the dressing. Toss well. Add more, if desired. Add the fried okra on top.
Salad ingredients listed above are for 2 portions.
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