This simple but classic recipe for fried okra will give you a taste of the South no matter what part of the country you're from.
- 12-14 stalks okra chopped
- 1 egg
- 2/3 cup cornmeal
- 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
- 1/2 tsp ground pepper
- Dash of cayenne pepper
- 1/2 cup vegetable oil
Wash and chop okra into bite-sized pieces.
Whisk the egg in a small bowl.
Soak the okra in the egg for 5-10 minutes.
Heat the oil in a saute pan until hot.
Layer the pan with the okra so that all okra is touching the pan.
Fry for 2 minutes and then turn the okra to the other side.
Cook 1-2 more minutes or until the okra is golden brown.
Remove the okra to a paper towel and use another paper towel to pat the tops dry.
Serve warm with remoulade sauce.