Southern Fried Okra

User Avatar
Member since 2007
No Video

Serves | Prep Time | Cook Time

Why I Love This Recipe

Ingredients You'll Need

1 pound okra pods, cut into ½” pieces
2 eggs, beaten
½ tsp salt
½ tsp pepper
1½ cups cornmeal
¼ cup oil
¼ cup bacon grease


1 Soak okra in egg for 30 minutes, stirring often.

2 In a separate bowl, combine cornmeal, salt, and pepper.

3 Place cornmeal mixture into gallon‐size Ziploc, add okra, and shake well to coat.

4 Heat oil and bacon grease in a large skillet over medium‐high heat; carefully place okra in hot oil, after shaking off excess cornmeal, stirring occasionally.

5 Reduce to medium heat when okra starts to brown; cook a few more minutes or until done, drain on paper towels.

Questions, Comments & Reviews

More Great Recipes: Side Dish
Disney's Tinker Bell Secret of the Wings Cookbook
By BakeSpace Fairies

6 Recipes

'CHEF' the Film Cookbook: Recipes from El Jefe
By CHEF the Film

6 Recipes

The Official "Burnt" Movie Cookbook
By Burnt Movie Cookbook

7 Recipes

Mixed Berry Tart
Mixed Berry Tart
Slutty Brownies
Slutty Brownies
Oreo Balls
Oreo Balls