Batter-Fried Okra

Oxmoor House
4 to 6 servings


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1 pound small okra, cleaned
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 1/2 cups fine, dry breadcrumbs
4 eggs, beaten
Vegetable oil


Combine okra and water to cover in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 5 minutes. Drain well.

Sprinkle okra with salt and pepper. Roll each piece in breadcrumbs. Dip in egg; roll in breadcrumbs.

Deep fry okra in hot oil (375°) until golden brown. Drain well on paper towels.

Serving Suggestions: Batter- Fried Okra may be served with Dill Sauce, Horseradish Sauce, or Mustard Dip Sauce.

Created date

February 2010