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