Fried Okra

Fried Okra

  • Preparation 20 min
  • Cooking 10 min
  • Servings 4
Featured in RICARDO Magazine SUMMER 2018 (p. 64)

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Ingredients

    • 1 cup (150 g) unbleached all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 cup (90 g) cornmeal
    • 1 tsp Cajun spices (see note)
    • 1 tsp garlic powder
    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) buttermilk
    • 2 cups (120 g) panko breadcrumbs
    • 3/4 lb (340 g) okra, trimmed and sliced into 3/4-inch (2 cm) rounds
    • Vegetable oil for frying

Preparation

Note from Ricardo

There are several Cajun spice mixes on the market. You can find them in select grocery stores, or make your own blend by mixing 1 tbsp sweet paprika, 1 tbsp garlic powder, 1 tsp sugar, 1 tsp celery salt and a pinch of cayenne pepper.

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