Okra Fritters

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Okra Fritters Okra Fritters

Servings: 4 to 6 servings
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 30 min
Difficulty: Easy

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Vegetable oil, for frying
1 1/2 cups self-rising flour
1 tablespoon Paula Deen’s House Seasoning
1 cup buttermilk
1 egg
4 cups okra, chopped





Heat the oil in a cast iron Dutch oven to 350 degrees F.

In a large bowl add flour, seasoning, buttermilk and egg. Mix well together. Add okra to mixture and coat. Using a tablespoon, scoop mixture into the hot oil. Constantly flip fritters to cook and brown evenly, about 12 to 15 minutes. Remove fritters with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels. Place in a serving bowl or platter and serve hot. 


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Reader Comments:


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By Mari on November 18, 2013


My husband and I loved it, though I did replace some of the flour with cornmeal. I cut the recipe in half and still had enough to feed 4. This was a great find, thanks Paula

By Te on June 21, 2011


We tried your oakra fritter reciepe and we really love it.We 1st got it off your cooking show and lost it and I found it again on your web site. Thank you for your great food reciepies.

By Gai on February 14, 2011


Being from Georgia myself I grew up on these I am 55 now and they are still just as good today as they were back then

By Debra C on October 15, 2010


The OKRA in my garden is growing like crazy, plants are 7 feet tall so I need new recipes as I have alot!! I made this recipe & it was really good, seemed to need alittle more spice so the next time I made them I added Cajun seasoning to them & also sprinkled them again right after removing from the oil & they were excellant. Good job Ms. Paula grin

By Anonymous on August 28, 2010


This recipe is very good. You have to try it!

By mikeyc on July 31, 2009


Oh Paula, my husband fell in love with these. He thinks these should be a permanent late night snack.

By leximom06 on July 10, 2009

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