- Yield : 4 servings
- Servings : 4 servings
- Prep Time : 20m
- Cook Time : 5m
- Ready In : 25m
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- 1 pound okra (if using fresh okra cut in 1/4 inch coins) (if frozen thaw to room temperature)
- 1 cup yellow cornmeal
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup oil
- 1 egg or 1/2 cup buttermilk
Mix cornmeal and salt in a medium bowl or a baking pan.
Beat the egg with 2 tablespoon water. Soak and coat the okra with the beaten egg. If using buttermilk, dip and coat the okra in buttermilk.
Dredge and roll the okra in the cornmeal mixture to coat well
Drop in hot oil and fry until golden brown. Use a slotted spoon and remove to paper towels.