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Southern Fried Okra

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Why I Love This Recipe

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

Ingredients You'll Need

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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