This easy recipe for fried okra is made without buttermilk, and without cornmeal. Fried in coconut oil, it's a healthier option for this classic Southern recipe! Learn how to make the best fried okra today!
Cut okra and discard the tops, place cut okra in medium bowl.
Beat egg in a small bowl, then pour over cut okra. Mix well, until all pieces are coated in egg.
Remove okra from bowl and place 2 handfuls at a time in the flour mixture. Mix well to coat each piece completely in flour.
Heat oil in a heavy bottom pain to 350°. Remove okra from flour bowl and drop into hot oil. Fry until golden brown.
Drain fried okra on a paper towel lined plate or tray. Season with salt and pepper to taste.