Deep Fried Okra

posted by sherryi 07-20-98 11:54 AM

French Fried Okra

Recipe By : Telephone Pioneers - Mississippi
Serving Size : 6

1 pound okra
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
2 cups self-rising cornmeal
vegetable oil

Wash okra and drain well. Remove tip and stem end; cut okra into 1/2 inch slices.

Sprinkle okra with salt; add buttermilk, stirring until well coated. Let stand at least 15 minutes; then drain okra well.

Dredge in corn meal.

Deep fry okra in hot oil at 375F until golden brown; drain on paper towels.

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