Classic Southern Fried Okra is crispy, savory, and absolutely delicious. If you've never tried fried okra, you are in for a real treat. Sliced okra is tossed with flour before it is marinated in buttermilk. Then, the okra rounds are fried in hot oil until they are perfectly crisp. This recipe is seasoned with chili powder, but you can use any of your favorite seasonings. This Southern side dish recipe will make any meal so much better! The next time you have fresh okra, be sure to try this recipe!
Don't have any buttermilk for this recipe? You can make a homemade substitute instead! Learn how in our guide, How To Make a Substitute for Buttermilk
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