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I crave this recipe. I grew up with my Mom and sister making this from time to time. I'm truly a southern girl raised in California lol Peanut oil make it better and it has a high heat Volume


  • 1 pound okra
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 cups self-rising cornmeal
  • Peanut 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.
  • fry okra in Peanut oil at 375F until golden brown; drain on paper towels.

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