Paula Deen's Fried Pickled Okra with Creamy Chipotle Sauce

Brandy Bender


I love Pickled Okra! It is sooooo Yummy!!!!

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4 - 6
15 Min
5 Min


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    peanut oil, for frying
  • 1 1/4 c
    fry mix, recipe follows
  • 1 c
  • 16 oz
    jar pickled okra, drained (i used "talk o' texas crisp okra pickles)
  • ·
    creamy chipotle sauce, recipe follows
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  • ·
    fry mix
  • 3 c
    self-rising flour
  • 1/2 c
    self-rising white cornmeal
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    crushed black peppercorns
  • ·
  • ·
    creamy chipotle sauce
  • 8 oz
    package cream cheese, softened
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1
    chipotle in adobo sauce
  • 2
    limes, juiced
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    chopped green onion, for garnish

How to Make Paula Deen's Fried Pickled Okra with Creamy Chipotle Sauce


  1. Heat the oil to 350 degrees F in a deep skillet or fryer.
  2. Combine the Fry Mix with the beer. Add the okra, coating it in the batter. Fry the okra, about 4 pieces at a time, turning the pieces frequently, until golden brown, about 2 minutes. Transfer the okra to a paper towel-lined plate to drain. Serve immediately with the Creamy Chipotle Sauce.
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  4. Fry Mix: Whisk together the flour, cornmeal, salt, and pepper. Store in an airtight container in the pantry until needed.
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  6. Creamy Chipotle Sauce: Blend the cream cheese, mayonnaise, chipotle, lime juice, and salt in a food processor until smooth. Cover and refrigerate until needed. Garnish with green onions.

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