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Southern Fried Okra

Southern Fried Okra

  • Yield: 5 servings


  • 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. Wash and slice okra; pat dry with paper towels.

2. Combine eggs and buttermilk; add okra, and let stand for 10 minutes.

3. Combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt and pepper.

4. Drain okra, small portions at a time, using a slotted spoon.

5. Dredge okra, small portions at a time, in flour mixture.

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.

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