Recipe courtesy of Laura Aikens

Mama's Fried Okra

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  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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2 pounds okra

1/2 cup self-rising cornmeal

2 tablespoons self-rising flour

1 1/2 cups oil

Dash of salt and pepper


  1. Wash and cut okra into 1/4-inch pieces. Mix cornmeal, flour and seasoning. Add okra. Pour oil into a deep frying pan and heat to about 400 degrees F. Fry until golden.