Fried Okra

Fried okra.  Two words come to mind:  Southern.  Delicious.  I don’t know what else to say.   Fried okra is just so amazing.  And really, not hard to make!

Fried Okra
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This fried okra is yet another Southern classic. So good and so tasty. Serve with your favorite Southern entree (aka Chicken Fried Steak), and you'll be in Heaven!
Recipe type: Side dish
Cuisine: Southern
Serves: 6
  • 2 lbs okra, cut
  • 1 cup of all purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1 cup of corn meal (I like the stone ground variety)
  • ¾ cup of bread crumbs (I like the Panko variety)
  • 1 teaspoon of Adobo seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon of onion salt
  • ½ teaspoon of fresh black pepper
  • Oil, for frying
  1. Heat the oil to 350 F.
  2. On a platter, add the flour
  3. In a bowl, mix the egg and the milk.
  4. In another bowl, mix the corn meal, bread crumbs, Adobo, onion salt and pepper in a medium bow.
  5. Dredge the okra in flour.
  6. Dip into the egg/milk.
  7. Add to the corn meal/flour mixture.
  8. Add to the hot oil, fry for about 6 minutes, or until golden.
  9. Drain on paper towels.
  10. Serve and enjoy!


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