Fried Okra Recipe

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Fried Okra

Samantha Bideau

By
@kitchengallery

When it comes to okra it's best to use the smallest ones. They are more tender and have smaller seeds.


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Rating:

Serves:

4

Method:

Deep Fry

Ingredients

1 lb
fresh okra
2 c
buttermilk
1 c
self-rising flour
1 tsp
salt
1/4 c
cornmeal
1-2 c
vegetable oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut off and discard ends from okra and into 1/2 inch thick slices. Stir into buttermilk; cover and chill for 45 minutes.
2
Combine cornmeal, flour, and salt in a bowl.
3
Remove okra from bowl with slotted spoon, and discard buttermilk. Dredge okra, in batches, in the cornmeal mixture.
4
Pour oil to depth of 2 inches into a cast iron skillet and heat to 375 degrees. Fry okra in batches 4 minutes or until golden brown. Drain on paper towel.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern