Fried Okra

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READY IN: 28mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut off and discard tip and stem ends from okra; cut into 1/2 inch thick slices.
  • Stir into buttermilk; cover and chill 45 minutes.
  • Combine cornmeal and next 3 ingredients.
  • Remove okra from buttermilk with a slotted spoon; discard buttermilk.
  • Dredge okra, in batches in cornmeal mixture.
  • Pour oil to depth of 2 inches into cast-iron skillet or Dutch oven; add bacon drippings.
  • When oil is hot, fry okra in batches, 4 minutes or until golden; drain on paper towels.
  • Serve immediately.
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