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Southern fried okra | air fried okra recipe

Easy air fried okra recipe southern style, is perfect for a light dinner. Learn to make it here in easy steps.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Appetizers
Cuisine: American
Keyword: air fried okra, air fryer roasted okra, breaded okra in airfryer, southern fried okra in air fryer


  • Food processor for chopping
  • bowl + plate


  • 250 gm okra
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 2 tablespoon flax seed powder flax seed meal
  • ½ cup water for flax seed meal above.
  • 2 tbsp. oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt as per taste


  • Wash and dry okra.
  • Cut it in small pieces.
  • Add salt and garlic to corn meal in a plate. Mix it with a spoon.
  • In a bowl, mix flax seed meal with water and keep it aside.
  • Dip some okra in flaxseed mix.
  • Transfer the coated okra to the the plate of corn meal.
  • Coat it with cornmeal mixture. Repeat for remaining okra.
  • Preheat the air fryer at 200 deg C | 390 F for 10 mins. Place the coated okra in an air fryer basket.
  • Spray oil on the okra, Air fry okra in basket / grill plate for 15 mins at 200 C
  • Spray oil 2-3 times in between. Serve hot.