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Prefect fried okra, and the best thing about this recipe is the breading stays on.

  • 1 pound Fresh, Tender Okra sliced
  • 2 whole Eggs Beaten
  • ¼ cups Buttermilk
  • 1 cup All-purpose Flour
  • 1 cup Cornmeal
  • 2 teaspoons Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 dash Black Pepper, Or To Taste
  • 3 cups Vegetable Oil For Frying

Wash and slice okra; pat dry with paper towels.

Combine eggs and buttermilk; add okra, and let stand for 10 minutes.

Combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt and pepper.

Drain okra, small portions at a time, using a slotted spoon.

Dredge okra, small portions at a time, in flour mixture.

Pour oil to depth of 2 to 3 inches in a Dutch oven or deep  fryer and heat to 375 degrees F.

Fry okra until golden brown. Drain on paper towels and serve immediately.

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