• Friday, September 25, 2020

Fried Okra
February 28, 2012

1 lb okra pods, stems removed, sliced 1/4-inch thick

Kosher salt

Cold water


Vegetable oil, for frying


Either you like it or you don’t. But after trying this simple preparation we’ll gamble your answer will be the former

Serves 4–6

Prep time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Place sliced okra in a large bowl. Sprinkle with salt and cover with cold water. Refrigerate for 1 hour. Place cornmeal in a bowl for dredging. Drain okra and roll in cornmeal. Fill oil about 1/2-inch in a deep skillet and heat to 350degrees. Fry okra in batches until golden-brown. Drain on paper towel and sprinkle with salt. Serve immediately. 

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