How to Make It
Preheat oven to 450°F with baking sheet in oven. Gently smash fresh okra. Whisk together low-fat buttermilk and 1 large egg in a bowl. Add okra; let stand 3 minutes. Combine fine yellow cornmeal, kosher salt, and pepper in a bowl; dredge okra in mixture. Add canola oil to hot pan; tilt pan to coat. Add okra; coat with cooking spray. Bake until crisp, 25 to 30 minutes, turning once.