Fried Pecan Okra

Looking for delicious appetizers made using pecans and Original Bisquick® mix? Then try this fried okra recipe.

  • Prep Time 45 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 8

1
cup pecan halves
1 1/2
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1
egg white
2
boxes (10 oz each) frozen whole okra, thawed
Peanut oil for frying

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In ungreased shallow pan, arrange pecans in even layer. Bake 10 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 In food processor, place toasted pecans, Bisquick mix, salt and pepper. Cover; process until pecans are finely ground. Transfer pecan mixture to large bowl. In another large bowl, beat egg white until foamy. Add okra and toss to coat. Add okra to pecan mixture and toss to coat. Gently press pecan mixture into okra.
  • 3 In Dutch oven or cast-iron skillet, heat 2 inches oil to 350°F. Carefully drop okra, in batches, into hot oil. Fry 5 to 6 minutes, turning once, until golden; drain on paper towels. Serve hot.

Expert Tips

You may substitute 1 (16-ounce) package frozen cut okra for the 2 (10-ounce) packages.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
282
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
22%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
),
Sodium
590mg
590%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.