Fried Okra

Fried Okra

Your simple southern staple!

Adapted from AllRecipes

Ingredients

Metric System
Servings
  • 10 lb okra
  • 1 egg
  • 8 oz cornmeal
  • 0.3 tsp salt
  • 0.3 tsp black pepper
  • Step 1

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

    Step 2

    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.

    Step 1

    Drain okra on paper towels.

    Step 2

    Large skillet

    Reduce heat to medium when okra first starts to brown, and cook until golden.

    Step 3

    Large skillet

    Carefully place okra in hot oil; stir continuously until okra first starts to brown.

    Step 4

    Medium bowl

    Pour cornmeal mixture into the medium bowl, and dredge okra in it, coating evenly.

    Step 5

    Small bowl

    In a small bowl, soak okra in egg for 5 to 10 minutes.

  • 10 lb okra
  • 1 egg
  • Step 6

    Medium bowl

    In a medium bowl, combine cornmeal, salt, and pepper.

  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 0.25 tsp salt
  • 0.25 tsp black pepper
  • Step 7

    Large skillet

    Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

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