Total Time
25mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

My kids love chicken fingers. I can trick my 2 year old into thinking these are chicken fingers because when they are done, they look a lot like them! We rarely fry, but when we do, this is one side dish that is worth doing!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Wash Okra and trim stems.
  2. Drain well and place in a shallow container.
  3. Pour buttermilk over the okra in the shallow container and set aside.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, salt, cornmeal and pepper.
  5. Remove each okra pod from buttermilk and roll in cornmeal mixture.
  6. Pour about 1 inch of oil into a deep skillet.
  7. Fry okra in hot oil for 3 to 5 minutes or until browned.
  8. Drain on paper towels.
  9. Salt if desired.

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