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Lucille’s Fried Okra

Lucille’s Fried Okra

Yields1 Serving

 

 2 lbs Fresh Okra
 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
 ½ cup Yellow Corn Meal
 2 cups Whole Milk
 2 cups Vegetable Oil
 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
 Salt
 Pepper

1

In a cast iron frying pan, bring oil to 350 degrees.

2

In a large mixing bowl, combine flour and corn meal.

3

Mix well and season with salt and pepper.

4

Cut okra to 1/2 “ pieces.

5

In a large mixing bowl, combine the milk and lemon juice and let it rest for three minutes.

6

Place cut okra in the milk and let it sit for 5 minutes.

7

Drain the okra and place into the flour mixture tossing to coat evenly.

8

Fry in batches to a golden brown. This should take about 5-7 minutes. Do not crowd the pan.

9

Remove to a plate lined with paper towels, or to a drain rack.

Ingredients

 2 lbs Fresh Okra
 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
 ½ cup Yellow Corn Meal
 2 cups Whole Milk
 2 cups Vegetable Oil
 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
 Salt
 Pepper

Directions

1

In a cast iron frying pan, bring oil to 350 degrees.

2

In a large mixing bowl, combine flour and corn meal.

3

Mix well and season with salt and pepper.

4

Cut okra to 1/2 “ pieces.

5

In a large mixing bowl, combine the milk and lemon juice and let it rest for three minutes.

6

Place cut okra in the milk and let it sit for 5 minutes.

7

Drain the okra and place into the flour mixture tossing to coat evenly.

8

Fry in batches to a golden brown. This should take about 5-7 minutes. Do not crowd the pan.

9

Remove to a plate lined with paper towels, or to a drain rack.

Lucille’s Fried Okra
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