Southern Fried Okra

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  • 1 pound(s) Fresh okra
  • 2 Large eggs beaten
  • 1/4 cup(s) buttermilk
  • 1 cup(s) Flour
  • 1 cup(s) White Cornmeal
  • 2 teaspoon(s) baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt
  • peanut oil


  1. 1. Wash and slice okra; pat dry with paper towels.
  2. 2. Combine eggs and buttermilk; add okra, and let stand for 10 minutes.
  3. 3. Combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt and pepper.
  4. 4. Drain okra, small portions at a time, using a slotted spoon.
  5. 5. Dredge okra, small portions at a time, in flour mixture.
  6. 6. Pour oil to depth of 2 to 3-inches in a Dutch oven of deep-fat fryer and heat to 375°F (190°C). Fry okra until golden brown. Drain on paper towels and serve immediately.
February 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by damoss and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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