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.