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Category: Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 3 c Water
  • Salt
  • 2 c Yellow cornmeal
  • 2 tb Butter
  • 12 Small young okras
  • 1 Small fresh hot pepper,
  • Seeded & minced
  • 3 c Water


Remove the stems and slice the okras diagonally into 1/4-inch rings. In a
heavy saucepan, bring 3 cups of water to a boil. Add the okra, hot pepper &
salt to taste. Boil for about 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, sift the cornmeal into a bowl and add the remaining 3 cups of
water. Mix well.
Remove the saucepan from heat and combine mixture. Return to medium heat
stirring frequently until the mixture is smooth and thick. Turn out onto a
plate and spread the butter on top. Serve hot. Yield: 6 servings Notes from
cookbook: Cou-cou means side dish, and although it is chiefly served as an
accompaniment to fish-especially flying fish in Barbados-it can be served
with other fish or meat dishes.

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