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Easy Southern Fried Okra Recipe

Easy Southern Fried Okra

Southern Fried Okra is truly addictive and so simple to prepare! They are classic Southern fare, without a doubt. Fried until golden brown, crunchy and super addicting! Great for dipping! This recipe is tried and true and will not disappoint!

Easy Southern Fried Okra

Easy Southern Fried Okra

Yield: 6 Servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Southern Fried Okra is truly addictive and so simple to prepare! They are classic Southern fare, without a doubt. Fried until golden brown, crunchy and super addicting! Great for dipping! This recipe is tried and true and will not disappoint!

Ingredients

  • 1 lb okra
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 cups self-rising cornmeal
  • oil

Instructions

    Rinse okra and slice. Discard stems and tips.

    Pour buttermilk over sliced okra; cover and chill 30 minutes.

    Remove okra from buttermilk. Dredge okra in cornmeal.

    Pour oil to a depth of 2 inches in a Dutch oven or large skillet. Heat oil to 375 degrees. Fry okra in batches until golden brown, about 4 minutes.

Photo: Kirk K

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