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bob's fried okra fingers.

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Bob Wakeman
Dupo, IL

I cameup with this with some help from lodge cook book. Had to find a way to getmy loving wife to try okra...

(4 ratings)
yield 6 Or More
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For bob's fried okra fingers.

  • 20 sm
    okra pods
  • 1 c
  • 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt and pepper
  • a few dashes of hot sauce.
  • oil for deep fryer

How To Make bob's fried okra fingers.

  • 1
    I use my cast iron deep fryer for this.You can use any deep fryer. Maintain oil temp between 325 and 350. Clean okra and remove stems. Dry okra, In a shallow bowl add the buttermilk,a few dashes of hot sauce and okra set a side for at least a 1/2 hour.
  • 2
    In another dish mix,all dry ingreadents.(I add a little red pepper flakes also.Mix very well. remove okra from buttermilk and roll in cornmeal,flour mix. Drop into hot oil(be very carful so as not to get burnt) Fry 3-5 minutes. Turning once. Drain on papper towl...