Air Fried Okra Recipe

Rating 5.0
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Air fried okra are crispy and delicious. With a simple cornmeal coating, these air fryer okra come together easily for a healthy snack.
Utensils Appetizer
Globe New American
10
ingredients
6
steps
42
minutes
Giselle is a recipe developer and content creator that loves all things sweet and savory. She runs her own food blog, The Busy Spatula, and her work has been featured on Yahoo!, Marvel Studios and the Kitchn.

Ingredients

Servings:
4
1/2 cup(s)
finely ground yellow cornmeal
1/4 cup(s)
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
garlic powder
1/2 tsp
dried oregano
1/2 tsp
smoked paprika
1/2 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
black pepper
1 cup(s)
buttermilk
1 lb
fresh okra, sliced lengthwise
avocado oil, as needed

Directions 6 steps | 42 Minutes

Step 1

Measure and prep all ingredients for the air fried okra. Prepare a sheet pan lined with parchment paper.

Air Fried Okra Recipe: Measure and prep all ingredients for the air fried okra.
Step 2

Prepare the breading. In one shallow bowl, add the finely ground yellow cornmeal, all-purpose flour, garlic powder, dried oregano, smoked paprika, salt and black pepper. In a second large bowl, place the buttermilk. 

Air Fried Okra Recipe: Prepare the breading.
Step 3

Place the sliced okra into the buttermilk, tossing to coat evenly. Place 4-6 of the sliced okra into the cornmeal mixture, making sure to let the excess buttermilk drip off before transferring the okra. 

Air Fried Okra Recipe: Place the sliced okra into the buttermilk, tossing to coat evenly.
Step 4

Thoroughly coat the sliced okra. Place the coated okra onto the parchment paper lined sheet pan. Repeat with the remaining okra. Transfer the sheet pan to the freezer for about 15 minutes.  

Air Fried Okra Recipe: Thoroughly coat the sliced okra.
Step 5

Preheat your air fryer to 400°F. Place the okra in a single layer in the air fryer basket and drizzle with the avocado oil. Air fry for about 8-10 minutes, stirring halfway through to ensure that the okra is evenly browned and shaking off any excess breading. Repeat with the remaining breaded okra. 

Air Fried Okra Recipe: Preheat your air fryer to 400°F.
Step 6

Serve the air fried okra with a creamy sauce like a Sriracha aioli. Serve and enjoy!

Air Fried Okra Recipe: Serve the air fried okra with a creamy sauce like a
Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
439
FAT
31.9 g
PROTEIN
6.6 g
CARBS
34 g
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Christina P.

Christina

07 Jun 2023

This is a perfect recipe if you are looking for a healthy snack.

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