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oldcharlie8
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okra.....i just can't eat it


i'm not sure how anyone eats this. I've tried it every way possible and I just can't get past the "slime".


do you guys like okra?







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JimMorrison
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I've tried it every way possible and I just can't get past the "slime".


You haven't had fried okra.


I grew up on okra so I love it.






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Degas
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No.

I understand its purpose in gumbo which is to thicken it up, but I really don't care for it on its own.

For instance, I had dinner at Charley G's in Lafayette recently, and the fry on the okra in my dish was perfect...still didn't care for it.






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oldcharlie8
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You haven't had fried okra.


yes. the texture sucks too.







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Uncle JackD
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I put rotel In mine to eliminate the slime.. Or you can add a little vinegar.





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JimMorrison
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No one cares if you like or don't like okra.






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oldcharlie8
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re: okra.....i just can't eat it


It just has that "loogie" texture that grosses me out to the max.






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OTIS2
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If your fried okra wasn't good, the cook didn't know what she/he was doing.





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Uncle JackD
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Well now that you describe it that way...

I fricking love okra... I smother it down with tasso for a meal pretty often.



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Zappas Stache
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Grilled okra w/ a yakitori sauce is damn tasty and has no slime.





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Degas
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It just has that "loogie" texture that grosses me out to the max.

Never ever try Japanese natto.



This post was edited on 3/1 at 3:57 pm


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TigerstuckinMS
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i'm not sure how anyone eats this


You and I can be friends.






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Zach
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I like fried okra. Grew some in the garden a couple of years ago. The deer came in the night and ate it all. Deer love okra.





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Capt ST
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Started grilling it a couple years ago and love it that way too. Favorite is smothered down with fresh tomatoes.





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TIGERFANZZ
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just can't get past the "slime

Whoever is serving it to you doesn't know what they are doing. Vinegar is your friend when smothering okra or eating it boiled.






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bleeng
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Favorite is smothered down with fresh tomatoes.

And onions…and a little sugar….






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PillageUrVillage
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I like pickled okra in a Bloody Mary.





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Sig
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There is a way to remove the slime.. I think it might be par boiling them prior to frying.
I am not certain though.

When done right with the right crispy breading and no slime, they are fantastic.






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CBLSU316
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I can only eat it fried.......other than that it's nasty.





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Jim Rockford
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Love it sliced up and fried like popcorn shrimp.





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