Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time 7 Min
Servings 4 to 6
Difficulty Moderate

Ingredients

  • Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 (16 oz.) package cut or whole frozen okra
  • 1 lb. fresh okra, sliced 1/2-inch thick or left whole
  • Cocktail sauce for dipping

Directions

  • Step 1

    HEAT several inches of oil in a large, heavy-bottomed skillet or Dutch oven to 350°F.

  • Step 2

    COMBINE flour, black pepper, salt, garlic powder and cayenne pepper in medium bowl.

  • Step 3

    POUR buttermilk into a shallow dish.

  • Step 4

    DIP okra in buttermilk; tap off excess. Dredge in flour mixture to coat well. Working in batches, carefully add okra to hot oil. Cook until golden brown.

  • Step 5

    REMOVE from oil; drain on paper towels. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately with cocktail sauce for dipping if desired.

Serving size
(1/4 of recipe)

  • Calories 190
  • Calories from Fat130g
  • Total Fat 15g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 670mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 12g
  • Dietary Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 6g
  • Protein 4g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet