Southern Fried Okra Recipe

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Max December 7, 2020

How To Make Southern Fried Okra

Experience okra like you’ve never had before. This fried okra dish is tender on the inside and a crunchy texture on the outside from the cornmeal and milk.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 20okra
  • ¼cupbuttermilk
  • 1largeegg,beaten
  • 1cupflour
  • 1cupcornmeal
  • 1tspkosher salt
  • ½tspblack pepper,coarse ground
  • Vegetable oil,for frying

Instructions

  1. In one bowl whisk the buttermilk and egg together and soak the okra pieces in it for 13 minutes.

  2. In a second bowl whisk together the flour, cornmeal, salt, and pepper, then set a large dutch oven to heat with 2-inches of oil to 350 degrees F.

  3. Drain the okra well, then dredge in the cornmeal mixture, remove excess breading and fry until golden brown, about 2 to 3 minutes.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 128.98kcal
  • Fat: 1.84g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.31g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.90g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.43g
  • Carbohydrates: 24.19g
  • Fiber: 1.74g
  • Sugar: 0.95g
  • Protein: 3.71g
  • Cholesterol: 18.85mg
  • Sodium: 148.68mg
  • Calcium: 32.32mg
  • Potassium: 124.33mg
  • Iron: 1.08mg
  • Vitamin A: 19.12µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.49mg
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