Fried Okra

  • 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


Step 1

Mix cornmeal and salt in a medium bowl or a baking pan.

Step 2

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.

Step 3

Dredge and roll the okra in the cornmeal mixture to coat well

Step 4

Drop in hot oil and fry until golden brown. Use a slotted spoon and remove to paper towels.


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