Rating: 4.5 stars
384 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 244
  • 4 star values: 88
  • 3 star values: 33
  • 2 star values: 12
  • 1 star values: 7

Fresh okra pods are sliced and coated in seasoned cornmeal, then fried until golden and crispy in this simple Southern classic! Add a pinch of ground cayenne pepper to the cornmeal for a touch of heat, if you like.

Recipe Summary

cook:
15 mins
total:
30 mins
prep:
15 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a small bowl, soak okra in egg for 5 to 10 minutes. In a medium bowl, combine cornmeal, salt, and pepper.

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  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Dredge okra in the cornmeal mixture, coating evenly. Carefully place okra in hot oil; stir continuously. Reduce heat to medium when okra first starts to brown, and cook until golden. Drain on paper towels.

Nutrition Facts

394 calories; protein 4.7g; carbohydrates 29g; fat 29.2g; cholesterol 46.5mg; sodium 167.3mg. Full Nutrition
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