Follow us for more great recipe ideas         

Southern Fried Okra



Fried okra is my all-time favorite vegetable. It is the only green vegetable that I get excited about eating. I can eat a ton of it.

Recipe for Southern Fried Okra – Fried okra is my all-time favorite vegetable. It is the only green vegetable that I get excited about eating. I can eat a ton of it.



Southern Fried Okra

Southern Fried Okra
Rate this recipe
102 ratings

Fried okra is my all-time favorite vegetable. It is the only green vegetable that I get excited about eating. I can eat a ton of it.


  • 1 lb okra
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 cups self-rising cornmeal
  • oil



  1. Rinse okra and slice. Discard stems and tips.
  2. Pour buttermilk over sliced okra; cover and chill 30 minutes.
  3. Remove okra from buttermilk. Dredge okra in cornmeal.
  4. Pour oil to a depth of 2 inches in a Dutch oven or large skillet. Heat oil to 375 degrees. Fry okra in batches until golden brown, about 4 minutes.

Prep Time: 5 minutes - Cook Time: 10 minutes Yield: 6 servings



Photo: Kirk K

Fried okra is my all-time favorite vegetable. It is the only green vegetable that I get excited about eating. I can eat a ton of it. #southerncooking #okra #sidedish #veggieside

Made the okra and it was a big hit. Just wondering if you could use yellow squash the same way.
Gail Martin

I don’t see why you couldn’t do that. I may be a bit more crisp, but there is nothing wrong with that!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


17.7K Shares
Pin17.6K
Share25
+13
Tweet
Share