Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

A Great Vegetable without all the frying! A recipe for when the summer garden is plentiful! A side dish which goes well with any meal. We enjoyed fried okra when growing up,

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash okra and drain. Remove tips and stem ends. Cut okra crosswise into 1/2 inch slices.
  2. Combine egg and buttermilk. Add okra, stirring to coat well. Let stand 10 minutes.
  3. Combine cornmeal, flour, baking powder and salt in a zip-top plastic bag.
  4. Drain okra. With small portions at a time, using a slotted spoon, place okra in bag with cornmeal mixture, shaking gently to coat.
  5. Brush oil on a 15x10x1 inch jellyroll pan; add okra in a single layer.
  6. Coat okra with cooking spray and bake in a 450 degree oven for 8 minutes. Stir well and spray with cooking spray again; baking 8 additional minutes. After last baking, broil 4 inches from heat (with electric oven door partially opened) 5 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally.


Most Helpful

This recipe is amazing! It's the best method that I have ever made okra. The measurements was just the right amount. I fellowed the recipe directions to a tee. The breading actually stayed on the okra and didn't come off like if I had fried in oil. This is a recipe that I most certainly will keep for the future when I want some fried okra. Thanks Seasoned Cook for sharing this delicious and exciting new method for Oven Fried Okra :)

Marsha D. August 26, 2008

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