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