Fried Okra

Fried Okra Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

LoriAnn Poland

By
@lobolori

My Mom's recipe and here's her hint that makes this recipe a winner. When choosing you okra, keep the pods small, 1 to 3 inches, otherwise they get woody and to fiberous.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4 or 5
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • 2 lb
    small fresh okra
  • 2 c
    milk
  • ·
    vegetable oil
  • ·
    flour
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste

How to Make Fried Okra

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat a heavy and deep skillet, which contains 1/4 inch of vegetable oil, over high heat.
  2. Clean okra stems off and discard. Slice into 1/2 pieces placing okra in a deep bowl of milk. Allow okra to soak in milk for about 20 minutes, then drain with slotted spoon and coat with flour that has been well seasoned with salt and pepper.
  3. Place coated okra very carefully into hot oil and fry until golden brown on all sides.
  4. Remove from oil to a paper towel to drain away any excess oil and salt, to taste immeadiately while hot. Serve hot.

Printable Recipe Card

About Fried Okra

Other Tag: Quick & Easy




Show 3 Comments & Reviews

Fire Up The Grill For Dad This Weekend Recipe

Fire Up the Grill for Dad This Weekend

Kitchen Crew

Father's Day is this weekend. While dads are celebrated year around, it's the one day to show dad how much you care. From an appetizer to dessert, why not use...

19 Summer Side Dishes Recipe

19 Summer Side Dishes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

It’s finally summertime - which means it’s time for some of our favorites! Pasta salad, potato salad, fruit salad, chicken salad, coleslaw, macaroni salad, baked beans and more, it might...

26 Delicious Ways To Prepare Asparagus Recipe

26 Delicious Ways to Prepare Asparagus

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Asparagus is a crazy healthy food that you should be eating, so here are 26 yummy asparagus recipes you should try ASAP!