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Sherby's Cornmeal Fried Okra

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“This is my daddy's recipe, if you want to call it that. It's the way that he cooks our fresh okra when we ask him to fry it. I like it much better than flour dipped okra as you seem to get more taste.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
6-8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix your cornmeal and salt well in a gallon sized Ziploc bag.
  2. Add okra, about 1 1/2 cups at a time.
  3. Close bag and shake to cover okra completely with cornmeal mixture.
  4. Fry in a cast iron skillet in vegetable or corn oil (I like corn oil best) until okra floats and turns a light brown.
  5. Watch this carefully as once it begins to brown, it does so very quickly.
  6. Repeat process until all okra is fried.

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