ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Batter-Fried Okra

Yield 4 to 6 servings


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

How to Make It

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

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

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

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

Oxmoor House Homestyle Recipes