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A question about a recipe: Succotash

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I have a question about the recipe "Succotash" from thirschfeld. I love okra but hate the slime. I'm intrigued by this method of "removing the slime". After sauteeing in butter, is the slime no longer noticeable? Oh, if only my mother had known about this!

asked by lilroseglow over 3 years ago
3 answers 886 views
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Lindsay-Jean Hard

Lindsay-Jean is a Contributing Writer & Editor at Food52.

added over 3 years ago

I'm sorry you haven't gotten an answer to your question yet lilroseglow. You can always try sending a direct message to thirschfeld too!

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HalfPint

HalfPint is a trusted home cook.

added over 3 years ago

It seems that all okra needs is a quick fry to keep the slime at bay. The recipe attests to this. Cook it longer and the slime gets activated. http://www.npr.org/blogs...

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added over 3 years ago

My mom's okra is great...she's the expert here,and according to her the thing with okra is that you should have them well dried before cooking them and add a dash of lime juice or vinegar,it helps too.