Church’s Chicken Fried Okra Recipe

Church’s Chicken Fried Okra Recipe

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How To Make Church’s Chicken Fried Okra Recipe

A southern-style side dish made of crispy breaded okra that is deep-fried to perfection.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 1 lb fresh okra
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • Vegetable oil for frying


  1. Clean and cut the okra into small pieces.

  2. In a shallow dish, mix flour, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper.

  3. In another shallow dish, whisk eggs and milk together.

  4. Dip the okra pieces into the egg mixture, and then coat with the flour mixture.

  5. Heat the vegetable oil in a large deep pan to 350°F.

  6. Fry the okra in small batches for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown.

  7. Drain on paper towels and serve immediately.


  • Calories : 233kcal
  • Total Fat : 7g
  • Saturated Fat : 2g
  • Cholesterol : 86mg
  • Sodium : 648mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 35g
  • Dietary Fiber : 5g
  • Sugar : 2g
  • Protein : 8g
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