A Classic and Southern Fried Okra Recipe -- the flavor is amazing, and the fresh okra comes out with a beautiful golden brown color with a perfectly crunchy texture! This is one of the best okra recipes around!!!
Course Side Dish
Keyword classic recipe, okra, vegetable
AuthorJocelyn Delk Adams of Grandbaby-Cakes.com
12ouncesfresh okracut into 1/2 inch pieces
Salt and pepper to taste
2largeeggsbeaten with 1 tablespoon water
1/2cupseasoned bread crumbs
1/8-1/4teaspoonpaprikaoptional- go up to 1/4 teaspoon if you like spicy foods
Oil for frying
Season okra with salt and pepper.
Add eggs to a separate small bowl.
Combine flour, cornmeal, seasoned bread crumbs and paprika into another small bowl and whisk together.
Begin by dipping okra into cornmeal and flour coating.
Next add okra to eggs coating on all sides.
Lastly dip back into the coating and set aside okra on baking sheet.
Repeat dredging process until all okra is ready.
Heat oil in a frying pan over medium high heat.
Fry okra until golden brown and drain on paper towels.
Fried Okra Recipe - How to Fry Okra
Amount Per Serving
Calories 169Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g5%
Total Carbohydrates 28g9%
Dietary Fiber 3g12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.