Cajun Fried Okra With Creamy Chili Sauce

“I saw Paula Deen make this on her show the other day... I just had to try it for supper that night and it was wonderful... Me and my kids love fried okra and this recipe just made us love it that much more.... Hope you enjoy it...I didn't make the chili sauce that went with it.... But, I'm adding that on here as well....”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
6-10
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. OKRA-Heat oil in a large, heavy-bottomed skillet or Dutch oven to 350 degrees F. (You may not need to use this much oil; do not fill the pan more than halfway up the sides with oil.).
  2. In a medium bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, House Seasoning, and Cajun spice.
  3. Dip okra in buttermilk and then dredge in cornmeal-flour mixture to coat well.
  4. Carefully add okra to the hot oil and cook until golden brown. (It may be necessary to fry the okra in batches.).
  5. Remove from oil, drain on paper towels, and then serve immediately.
  6. CHILI SAUCE-In a small bowl, combine all ingredients, stirring well. Cover and chill.
  7. HOUSE SEASONING-Mix ingredients together and store in an airtight container for up to 6 months.

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