Fried Okra

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1/2 - 1 lb. fresh okra
1 qt. buttermilk
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 cups yellow corn meal
4 tsp. Lawry’s seasoned salt
2 tsp. pepper
vegetable oil


  1. Wash and slice okra (about 1/4” thick).
  2. Pour approx 2 cups of buttermilk into a medium sized bowl.
  3. Add remaining dry ingredients to a separate medium sized bowl and mix well.
  4. Dip sliced okra into buttermilk bowl, then dip each slice in the dry mixture (coating well).

  5. In a large cast iron skillet, heat vegetable oil on medium-high (oil about 1/4” deep).

  6. Add okra and adjust the heat to medium-low allowing it to brown for 3 - 4 minutes.
  7. Flip each piece over to cook and additional 3 - 4 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. Drain cooked okra on a paper towel and serve.