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fried okra

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Amy H.
Detroit, MI

I love fried okra and this is a great recipe. Nice and crispy!

(2 ratings)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For fried okra

  • 1 bag
    (12 oz.) frozen okra, thawed
  • 1 c
    yellow corn meal
  • 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground pepper
  • 1 c
  • oil for deep frying

How To Make fried okra

  • 1
    Mix together flour and cornmeal. Season with salt and pepper to taste
  • 2
    soak the okra milk, then dredge in flour-cornmeal mixture.
  • 3
    Place okra in deep hot oil and fry on medium-high heat until golden brown. Stir occasionally so all sides get browned.
  • 4
    Drain on a wire rack or paper towel. Sprinkle with just a small pinch more of salt.