Fried Okra Bites - OMG! SO good! Quick homemade cornbread muffins with cheese and fresh okra. Great for parties and an easy side dish. Only 5 ingredients - self-rising cornmeal, buttermilk, oil, cheddar cheese, fresh okra. Ready in about 10 minutes!!
Preheat oven to 450º F. Grease 24 mini muffin pan cups. Set aside.
Microwave okra in an microwave-safe bowl for 1 minute.
Combine okra, cornmeal mix, buttermilk, oil and cheese. Pour into prepared muffin pan.
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, until golden brown.
Can be served warm or at room temperature.
I used White Lily Self-Rising Buttermilk White Cornmeal Mix in this recipe. If you can't find White Lily, you can use any brand of self-rising cornmeal mix. I like white cornmeal, but yellow is perfectly fine.