• Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cooking Time: 15 mins
  • Serves: 10

Buttermilk Fried Okra

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 Ingredients List

  • 20 okra trimmed and cut into 1/4" slices
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 large egg beaten
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • vegetable oil for frying


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

In a second bowl whisk together the flour, cornmeal, salt and pepper, then set a large dutch oven to heat with 2" of oil to 350 degrees.
Drain the okra well, then dredge in the cornmeal mixture, remove excess breading and fry until golden brown, about 2-3 minutes.

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