Southern Fried Okra
INGREDIENTS
  • 1 pound okra
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 cups self-rising cornmeal
  • Peanut oil
DIRECTIONS
  1. Wash okra and drain well.
  2. Remove tip and stem end; cut okra into 1/2 inch slices. Sprinkle okra with salt; add buttermilk, stirring until well coated.
  3. Let stand at least 15 minutes; then drain okra well.
  4. Dredge in corn meal.
  5. fry okra in Peanut oil at 375F until golden brown; drain on paper towels.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
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