1 lb. fresh okra 1 c. buttermilk 1 egg 2 c. all-purpose flour 1 tsp. salt 2 c. vegetable oil
Wash and trim okra. Slice into 1/4 inch pieces. Heat vegetable oil in deep fryer or skillet to about 350 degrees. Mix buttermilk and egg. Mix flour and salt. Dip okra pieces into buttermilk wash, then roll in flour. Deep-fry okra until golden brown, about 3 minutes. Lift from oil with slotted spoon. Drain on paper towels and serve immediately. Serves 4-6.