- It makes a mess.
- It makes my house smell.
- It is not healthy.
Okra of the Not-Fried Variety
1-2 tbsp. olive oil
1/2 lb. fresh okra, sliced
1/3 cup chopped onion
about 6 grape tomatoes, cut in half
Heat skillet (I used a shallow stock pot because my stirring tends to get out of control) over medium-high heat. Add olive oil & allow it to heat until shiny. Add okra & onions. You want them to sizzle a bit. Cook, stirring frequently, for about 12 minutes. Add tomatoes, salt, & garlic. Cook 5 minutes longer. (Note: Moisture from tomatoes will re-introduce the slime factor. Be patient & let it cook off.)
Makes 2-3 side dish servings.
"Camping Trip" Chicken & Potatoes
3 chicken breast
seasoning (I use McCormick garlic & herb)
1 whole potato, cubed (1/2 inch cubes)
1/4 cup onion, chopped
1-2 tbsp olive oil
Make 2 foil packets. One for chicken breast & seasoning. The other for potatoes & company. Seal them up tight & cook at 350° for 45 minutes. Voila! The best part? Easy clean up!