Fried Okra


Fried Okra

Hesitant to try okra because you don’t know what to make with it? Try this simple fried okra recipe!

(Doesn’t everything taste better fried?)


  • 10 okra pods, sliced in 1/4 inch pieces
  • egg, beaten
  • cup cornmeal
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ cup vegetable oil


  1. In a small bowl, soak okra in the beaten egg for 5 to 10 minutes.

  2. In a medium bowl, combine cornmeal, salt, and pepper.

  3. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Dredge okra in the cornmeal mixture, coating evenly.

  4. Carefully place okra in hot oil; stirring continuously. Reduce heat to medium when okra first starts to brown, and cook until golden. Drain on paper towels.

  5. Serve hot and enjoy!