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.


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.

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
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Category: Sidedish

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
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Comments

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

    Gail Martin July 2, 2018 8:19 am
  • I don’t see why you couldn’t do that. I may be a bit more crisp, but there is nothing wrong with that!

    Flavorite July 2, 2018 12:45 pm
  • This is by far the best fried okra I’ve had. My wife says the same thing 😀👍

    Raymond August 22, 2018 4:50 pm

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