Firecracker Fried Okra

Don't miss out on this beloved Southern side dish!

By: Melissa from Melissa's Southern Style Kitchen
Firecracker Fried Okra
Firecracker Fried Okra
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Southern food experts know that nothing beats a healthy serving of fried okra, and this recipe for Firecracker Fried Okra will have flavor exploding in your mouth. If you are unfamiliar with how to make okra, the secret is to use the freshest okra possible. Cayenne pepper and hot sauce are what make this fried okra so spectacularly flavorful. If you shy away from heat, you can adjust the seasoning to better suit your tastes. This recipe for crispy fried okra is sure to be hit with anyone who tries it! Serve these okra fritters with your favorite dipping sauce for a Southern treat that is out of this world.


Preparation Time15 min

Cooking Time4 min

Cooking MethodFrying

Recipe CourseAppetizer

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