Fried Okra

Fried Okra


15 min


10 min



Fried okra is so good you won't be able to stop popping it in your mouth. These golden brown nuggets are crunchy and addicting!


1 1/2 cups sliced fresh or frozen okra, thawed

3 Tablespoons buttermilk

2 Tablespoons all purpose flour

2 Tablespoons cornmeal

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon garlic herb seasoning blend

1/8 teaspoon pepper

Oil for frying


Fried Okra

step 1

Pat okra dry with paper towels. Place buttermilk in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, salt, seasoning blend and pepper. Dip okra in buttermilk, then roll in cornmeal mixture.

step 2

In a large Dutch oven heat about 2 inches full of oil to 350 °F.

step 3

Fry okra, a few pieces at a time, for 1 1/2 to 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Season with salt and pepper if desired.

step 6

Heat oil in a large Dutch oven about 2 inches deep to 350 °F. Fry tomatoes in batches, making sure they're not overlapping or touching. Remove once they have floated to the top and are golden brown and place on a paper towel lined baking sheet.