Fried Okra With Crispy Parmesan Coating

Total Time
15 mins
4 mins

This fried okra is very crispy. The Parmesan coating adds a nice flavor to the okra. Since there is no flour or cornmeal used in the recipe, it's perfect for a low carb diet .like Somersizing.

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  1. Clean and slice okra, and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. Beat egg in a shallow bowl.
  3. Place grated Parmesan cheese in a shallow bowl.
  4. Pour okra into the beaten egg.
  5. Stir until every okra slice is wet from the egg.
  6. Remove with a slotted spoon, and place into the bowl with the Parmesan cheese.
  7. Stir until every okra slice is covered with cheese.
  8. Place oil in heavy pan to at least 2" in depth.
  9. (I use a deep fryer.) Heat until a single slice of coated okra dropped into the oil starts sizzling.
  10. Add the okra to the hot oil.
  11. Depending on the size of the pan, you may have to do this in two batches.
  12. Remove when the okra slices are golden brown and crispy.
  13. Drain on paper towels, and serve immediately.