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Fried Okra

Fried Okra


  • 4 cups fresh okra, sliced
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 to 2 cups vegetable oil

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  1. Rinse okra and slice. Lightly salt and pepper okra.
  2. Add cornmeal and flour. Mix well.
  3. Heat oil in cast iron skillet until very hot. Add 1/2 okra mixture. Cook until light brown, about 5 or 6 minutes.
  4. Remove to platter with paper towels for draining.
  5. Add next batch of okra mixture. Cook the same as above.