Monday, July 16, 2007

Okra Simmer, from Allison

Here we go on the okra recipe!

2 Tbsp. canola oil
1 - 1 1/2 lbs. okra, stems trimmed off and cut into fair-sized pieces
1/2 cup water
3 Tbsp. cider vinegar
2 Tbsp. sugar
2 tsp. dried tarragon
salt and pepper to taste

Heat the oil in a large, heavy skillet over medium heat. Add the okra and cook 2-3 minutes. Add the water and vinegar and simmer, covered, 10-12 minutes. Stir in the sugar and tarragon and boil, hard, until the until the liquid reduces by about half. Season well with salt and pepper.

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