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Air Fryer Southern Fried Okra
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10 INGREDIENTS • 7 STEPS • 20MINS

Air Fryer Southern Fried Okra

These crispy, crunchy Southern Fried Okra made in the air fryer are the perfect appetizer or snack. All of the flavor and way less fat than frying. Once you try okra in the air fryer, you will never want to eat it any other way again.
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Lauren Holdcroft at SideChef
Hi, I'm Lauren, Recipe Editor at SideChef. Chipped dishware, breakfast for any meal, and eye-watering spice levels. Find me on Instagram @bitesbylauren
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These crispy, crunchy Southern Fried Okra made in the air fryer are the perfect appetizer or snack. All of the flavor and way less fat than frying. Once you try okra in the air fryer, you will never want to eat it any other way again.
20MINS
Total Time
$2.80
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Okra
4 1/2 cups
Okra
cleaned and cut into 1-inch pieces
Fine Ground Cornmeal
3/4 cup
Fine Ground Cornmeal
Salt
1 tsp
Garlic Powder
1 tsp
Garlic Powder
Egg
4
Eggs, beaten
Non-Stick Baking Spray
as needed
Non-Stick Baking Spray
Ranch Dressing
to taste
Ranch Dressing
for dipping
or BBQ Sauce
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
262
Fat
5.9 g
Protein
11.9 g
Carbs
41.1 g
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step 1
Spray an air fryer basket with Non-Stick Baking Spray (as needed).
step 1 Spray an air fryer basket with Non-Stick Baking Spray (as needed).
step 2
In a tray, combine the All-Purpose Flour (1/2 cup) and Fine Ground Cornmeal (3/4 cup) with Salt (1 tsp), Ground Black Pepper (1/2 tsp), Smoked Paprika (1 tsp), and Garlic Powder (1 tsp).
step 2 In a tray, combine the All-Purpose Flour (1/2 cup) and Fine Ground Cornmeal (3/4 cup) with Salt (1 tsp), Ground Black Pepper (1/2 tsp), Smoked Paprika (1 tsp), and Garlic Powder (1 tsp).
step 3
Toss the Okra (4 1/2 cups) in a bowl with Eggs (4).
step 3 Toss the Okra (4 1/2 cups) in a bowl with Eggs (4).
step 4
Then, toss in the flour cornmeal mixture. Repeat this process to double coat the okra.
step 4 Then, toss in the flour cornmeal mixture. Repeat this process to double coat the okra.
step 5
Place okra on the air fryer tray in a single layer. Spray the top with Non-Stick Baking Spray (as needed). Cook for about 5 minutes.
step 5 Place okra on the air fryer tray in a single layer. Spray the top with Non-Stick Baking Spray (as needed). Cook for about 5 minutes.
step 6
Take the basket out, spray with Non-Stick Baking Spray (as needed) again, and shake the basket. Continue cooking for 5 minutes. Repeat with the second batch if needed.
step 6 Take the basket out, spray with Non-Stick Baking Spray (as needed) again, and shake the basket. Continue cooking for 5 minutes. Repeat with the second batch if needed.
step 7
Serve warm with Ranch Dressing (to taste).
step 7 Serve warm with Ranch Dressing (to taste).
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Appetizers
American
Air Fryer
Snack
Shellfish-Free
Vegetarian
Quick & Easy
Vegetables
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