This is crunchy baked okra.....just within the past few months I learned the secret to fried okra (and green tomatoes!). Why so hard, you ask? Cause I'm from the north and Yankees don't fry food. Fortunately marrying a Mississippi boy will help motivate you to learn. :) oh, and having his mom to learn from really helps.
Oven Fried Okra 1 cup Yellow Cornmeal ½ cups Panko Bread Crumbs 1 Tablespoon Kosher Salt, Divided ½ teaspoons Fresh Ground Black Pepper ½ teaspoons Crushed Red Pepper Flakes ½ cups Fat-free Buttermilk 1 whole Egg, Lightly Beaten 1 pound Fresh Okra Pods, Trimmed And Cut Into 3/4 Inch Slices
Oven-fried okra. Tasty! I used melted butter instead of canola oil, so it wasn't as crunchy. I would add more garlic salt and cajun seasoning next time because it wasn't very flavorful. I would definitely try to make it again and make it better.
This fried okra recipe is dedicated to my daddy. I realize that a lot of the things I wanted to learn how to cook and bake came from figuring out what foods made him excited. For instance, he loves key lime pie, fried catfish and fried okra, and I learned how to make those things …