Bob's Fried Okra Fingers.

Bob Wakeman


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


★★★★★ 4 votes

6 Or More
20 Min
15 Min
Deep Fry


  • 20 small
    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...

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About Bob's Fried Okra Fingers.

Course/Dish: Vegetables Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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