This "Fried Okra" recipe taste delicious and the okra is tender. It is better than what you would get at Cracker Barrel!
1/2 cup cornmeal
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 pounds fresh okra, sliced 1/2-inch thick
1/2 cup buttermilk
6 cups oil, for frying
Heat oil in a large, heavy-bottomed skillet or Dutch oven to 350 degrees F.
In a medium bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, salt, pepper, garlic, onion, and cayenne pepper.
Dip okra in buttermilk and then dredge in cornmeal-flour mixture to coat well.
Carefully add okra to the hot oil and cook until golden brown.
Remove from oil, drain on paper towels, and then serve immediately.