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
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.
In a large dutch oven heat about 2 inches full of oil to 350 degrees F.
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.