• 1 large bag pecans
  • 1 lb. okra, sliced in 1/2-inch pieces
  • 3-4 eggs
  • 3 T flour
  • Salt & pepper
  • Oil, for frying
  • Ranch, for dipping


  1. Pulse all pecans in a food processor until ground. Pour into a shallow dish. Whisk together eggs and flour (or buttermilk) in another shallow dish.
  2. Pour oil 2 inches high in a medium or large pot or shallow pan. Preheat oil to 350^. Season okra with salt and pepper. Dip in egg mixture, then the ground pecans.
  3. Fry 5-6 minutes at 350^ until golden brown. Transfer to a cooling rack with paper towels underneath to cool.
  4. Serve with a ranch sauce.

Thanks to Whitney from That Square Plate for this yummy recipe!