Oven blanching okra?????

sundrops(Z6 SW Indiana)August 30, 2010

I just finished reading a post about different ways to freeze okra and one of the poster said that they oven blanch their okra at 350 degress for 5 to 10 minutes. The okra was sliced in 1/2" pieces and placed on a cookie sheet.

The okra was then coated for frying, or if for soup not coated and frozen. Does oven blanching stop the enzyme action like water blanching? I have never heard of this and am curious.

Sundrops

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
digdirt2(6b-7a No.Cent. AR HZ8 Sun-35)

Never heard it called "oven blanching". It is usually called roasting, as in oven-roasted okra, peppers, or tomatoes.

But it isn't a recommended blanching technique like either boiling water or steam blanching are because wet heat penetrates and conducts faster than dry heat.

Dave

    Bookmark   August 30, 2010 at 12:38PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Making Garlic or Herb Infused Oils at Home
Now that I figured out the new format, I can post this...
malna
What to grind with?
I want to grind up some garlic and some onions to make...
woco
Starting my own recipe
I love to cook, so how do I preserve my own recipes...
newatcanning
Canning Bacon ?
I just watched a video on another forum of someone...
scunningham
Citric acid - powder or crystal form
I have been making simple jams for years but have been...
psittacine
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™