1. Food
Send to a Friend via Email

Fried Okra

User Rating 3.5 Star Rating (4 Reviews)

By

Fried Okra

Fried Okra

D. Rattray
Jazz up the breading mixture with a little Cajun seasoning, if you want spicier fried okra.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 pounds fresh okra pods
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons shortening, part bacon drippings if possible

Preparation:

Wash okra; cut off tips and stem ends. Cut pods into 1/4-inch slices. Sprinkle sliced okra with salt and pepper. Combine cornmeal and flour in a wide, shallow bowl; roll okra in mixture. Sauté okra until golden brown.
Recipe for fried okra serves 6.

More Okra
Pickled Okra Recipe
Lamb Stew with Okra
Fried Okra
Deep Fried Okra
Crispy Fried Okra
Chicken & Okra Gumbo
Okra with Corn and Tomatoes
Succotash with Okra

Okra Recipe Index

Slow Cooker Recipes | Casseroles | Main Recipe Index
Weekly Crockpot Recipe Newsletter

User Reviews

Reviews for this section have been closed.

 4 out of 5
, Member Gulfscuba

I grew some Okra in my Earthbox and used this recipe as a guide for cooking it up. The only exception was that I used a milk and egg batter on the Okra before the corn meal. I also used about a tablespoon of Tony Chachere's creole seasoning. It turned out EXCELLENT! I can't wait to harvest some more!

8 out of 9 people found this helpful.

See all 4 reviews

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.