AuthorRita's Kitchen
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Yields1 Serving

 1 ½ cups fresh or frozen okra thawed, and cut into pieces
 3 tbsp buttermilk
 2 tbsp all purpose-flour
 2 tbsp cornmeal
 ¼ tsp salt
 ¼ tsp italian seasoning
  tsp pepper
 oil for deep frying
 salt and pepper seasoning as desired

1

Pat okra dry with paper towels. Place buttermilk in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, salt, seasoning blend and pepper. Dip okra in buttermilk, then roll in cornmeal mixture.
In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat 1 in. of oil to 375°. Fry okra, a few pieces at a time, for 1-1/2 to 2-1/2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Season with additional salt and pepper if desired.


Ingredients

 1 ½ cups fresh or frozen okra thawed, and cut into pieces
 3 tbsp buttermilk
 2 tbsp all purpose-flour
 2 tbsp cornmeal
 ¼ tsp salt
 ¼ tsp italian seasoning
  tsp pepper
 oil for deep frying
 salt and pepper seasoning as desired

Directions

1

Pat okra dry with paper towels. Place buttermilk in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, salt, seasoning blend and pepper. Dip okra in buttermilk, then roll in cornmeal mixture.
In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat 1 in. of oil to 375°. Fry okra, a few pieces at a time, for 1-1/2 to 2-1/2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Season with additional salt and pepper if desired.


Fried Okra