Fried Okra

1
David Reeves

By
@Woodrow

Another one of my Mom's recipes, she never liked fried okra when the crust fell off and half of it burned. So she combined her method and experience with a 1988 Southern Living recipe, and changed to this one. Each piece of okra will be deliciously crisp with the crust intact.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    fresh okra
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 c
    buttermilk
  • 1 c
    self-rising flour (or 1/2 cup cracker meal + 1/2 cup self-rising flour)
  • 1 c
    self-rising cornmeal
  • ·
    vegetable oil

How to Make Fried Okra

Step-by-Step

  1. Wash and slice okra. Pat dry with paper towels.
  2. Combine eggs and buttermilk. Add okra and let stand for 10 minutes.
  3. Combine flour and cornmeal.
  4. Drain okra, small portions at at time, using a slotted spoon.
  5. Dredge the drained okra pieces a few at a time through the flour and cornmeal mixture.
  6. Heat 2 - 3 inches of oil to 375 degrees F in a Dutch oven or heavy saucepan.
  7. Fry okra until golden brown. Drain on paper towels, and serve immediately.

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About Fried Okra

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Hashtags: #okra #Fried



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