It's easy to learn how to make fried okra. Fresh, sliced okra is dipped in a mixture of eggs, milk, and hot sauce, then dredged in cornmeal and fried to golden brown.
Servings 4 people
- 2 eggs well beaten
- 2-3 dashes hot sauce
- 1/3 cup milk
- 3 cups sliced okra
- 2-3 cups self-rising white cornmeal
- Vegetable oil for frying
Combine combine eggs, hot sauce, and milk in a large bowl. Pour cornmeal into a separate bowl.
Coat sliced okra in the egg mixture, then coat with cornmeal.
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Add okra, frying in batches, until golden brown, about 2-4 minutes.
Drain on paper towels. Season with additional salt if desired.