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fried pickled okra with yogurt topping

Fried Pickled Okra Ingredients

Fried Okra is a delicacy on it's own, by fried pickled okra - oh my!
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Cook Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • 1 cup yellow self-rising cornmeal
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 12 whole pickled okra or you can use prepared pickled okra
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce


  • In the same skillet you cooked the fish, heat oil to 350 degrees.
  • In a shallow dish or plate, combine cornmeal, flour, Cajun seasoning, salt, pepper, and red pepper.
  • In a small shallow bowl, whisk eggs and 1 teaspoon of hot sauce.
  • Coat okra with the egg mixture, then liberally coat okra with the cornmeal mixture. Once oil reaches 350 degrees, fry in batches until golden brown, about 1 to 2 minutes. Remove okra to a cooling rack placed over a baking sheet.


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