Recipe: Appetizing Southern fried okra

Southern fried okra. Dip okra in buttermilk, then roll in cornmeal mixture. This is another recipe I grew up with. This is passed down from word of mouth, no one has ever written it down before!

Southern fried okra Louis Van Dyke of Blue Willow Inn in Social Circle, Georgia, credits his mother for his fried okra recipe. His mother left him and his wife, Billie. Put in a mixing bowl and sprinkle with flour. You can have Southern fried okra using 9 ingredients and 2 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Southern fried okra

  1. You need 1 of and ahalf cup sliced fresh or frozen or Okra Thawed.
  2. It’s Tablespoons of butter milk.
  3. Prepare 2 tablespoons of all purpose flour.
  4. It’s 2 tablespoons of cornmeal.
  5. Prepare of Quarter teaspoon salt.
  6. Prepare of Quarter teaspoon garlic herb seasoning blend.
  7. It’s 8 of th teaspoon pepper.
  8. Prepare of Oil for deep fat fry.
  9. It’s of Additional salt and pepper optional.

Shake it around vigorously to coat evenly, then bounce in a wire strainer to remove all excess. Final coat should be very light! Return to mixing bowl and add beaten egg. Stir to cover each piece of okra.

Southern fried okra instructions

  1. Pat the okra dry with paper towels. Place buttermilk in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, Combined the Flour, cornmeal, salt, seasoning blend and pepper. Dip okra in buttermilk, then roll in cornmeal mixture..
  2. In and electric skillet or deep fat fryer, One in period of oil to 375°. Fry the okra, A few pieces at a time, for one and ahalf to 2 1/2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain the fried okra on paper towels. Season with additional salt and pepper if desired..

Place cornmeal in zipper bag with salt and pepper. One step you shouldn't ignore in this recipe: Tossing the okra in the basket and coating with more cooking spray halfway through the frying process. This extra second of hands-on work will yield the most even results for your fried okra. There's no better classic Southern side dish to accompany Sunday supper than our Air Fryer Okra. Just as memories of blackberries and blackberry cobbler occupy prime real estate in my favorite childhood memory bank, fried okra is in the same neighborhood.