Ingredients

How to make it

  • Slice okra across
  • Pour oil about 1/2 inch in skillet, cast iron works great
  • Season cornmeal with salt and pepper, place in bowl or paper bag
  • Place okra in cornmeal and shake bag or coat completely if using a bowl
  • Heat oil to medium high and place one layer of okra in skillet. Fry until golden brown
  • Remove with slotted utensil and drain on paper towls immediately.
  • Note: When okra is out of season, you can use frozen, but keep frozen, do not thaw. Drop frozen and coated into hot oil.

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    " It was excellent "
    angelinaw ate it and said...
    Thanks for sharing... I love fried okra!
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  • capedread 5 years ago
    never tried it this way before can't wait to give it a go
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  • dixiejet 6 years ago
    Fried Okra is one of my favorite foods on earth ! My first hubby used to bring me home a big bag of frozen breaded okra as a treat...instead of candy or flowers ! lol !
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  • debbie919 6 years ago
    Thanks for the tip on frying the frozen okra...gonna have to try some soon...IF I can find it up here! =)
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    " It was excellent "
    tinkishere ate it and said...
    This makes me homesick for Georgia. Thanks for sharing!!!
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    " It was excellent "
    helewes ate it and said...
    Amen...Southern popcorn!!!!
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