“Being from Minnesota, I never had okra growing up, but after I moved south to Missouri, I found that I really loved it fried, even if it's kind of messy!”
READY IN:
1hr 15mins
SERVES:
2-4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb okra pods, stem ends cut off,sliced 1/4" thick
  • salt
  • cold water
  • cornmeal
  • salt and pepper
  • oil

Directions

  1. Put sliced okra in a bowl.
  2. Sprinkle with salt, liberally.
  3. Cover with very cold water.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  5. Drain, rinse, drain again.
  6. Roll slices in seasoned cornmeal until well coated.
  7. Fry in hot oil about 1/2" deep until browned and crisp.
  8. Drain on paper towels, serve hot.

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