Real Southern Fried Okra
Recipe type: side dish or appetizer
Cuisine: American
  • 2-3 lbs of fresh okra cut into ½ inch pieces and the ends cut off
  • 2-2½ cups of corn meal (we use gluten free cornmeal)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon of salt
  • ½ tablespoon of pepper
  • 2 cups of Crisco (yes crisco, this is the real southern recipe, remember??) Enough for approx. 1 inch when melting in your frying pan.
Recipe by Leaving The Rut at