Okra fritters

  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • 210g self-raising flour
  • 1 tbsp The Lady's house seasoning, recipe follows
  • 250ml buttermilk
  • 1 egg
  • 400g okra, chopped
  • For The Lady's house seasoning:
  • 200g salt
  • 50g black pepper
  • 50g garlic powder
1) Heat the oil in a cast iron Dutch oven to 180C.

2) 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 12-15 minutes.

2) Remove fritters with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen towels. Place in a serving bowl or platter and serve hot.

For the seasoning:

Mix ingredients together and store in an airtight container for up to 6 months.

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