Grilled Okra Recipe

A very simple way to grill okra with dark sesame oil.

How To Make Grilled Okra

An dish that will surely satisfy your Asian food cravings.

  • 1 lb fresh okra
  • 1 tbsp dark Asian style sesame oil (or extra virgin olive oil )
  • salt and pepper
  1. Preheat the grill to high.

  2. Trim the tips off the stems of the okra, but do not cut into the pods.

  3. Lay 5 pieces of okra side by side in a neat row at the edge of a cutting board.

  4. Skewer crosswise with 2 bamboo skewers, one at the top, one at the bottom.

  5. Lightly brush the skewered okra with sesame oil and season with salt and pepper.

  6. Grill the okra until tender and lightly browned, 3 to 5 minutes per side, turning once with a flat spatula.

  7. Serve the okra at once, letting each guest remove the skewers.

How To Make Grilled Okra

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An dish that will surely satisfy your Asian food cravings.

Preparation: 20 mins
Cooking: 15 mins
Total: 35 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1 lb fresh okra
  • 1 tbsp dark Asian style sesame oil or extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat the grill to high.

  2. Trim the tips off the stems of the okra, but do not cut into the pods.

  3. Lay 5 pieces of okra side by side in a neat row at the edge of a cutting board.

  4. Skewer crosswise with 2 bamboo skewers, one at the top, one at the bottom.

  5. Lightly brush the skewered okra with sesame oil and season with salt and pepper.

  6. Grill the okra until tender and lightly browned, 3 to 5 minutes per side, turning once with a flat spatula.

  7. Serve the okra at once, letting each guest remove the skewers.

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 93mg
  • Calories: 70kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 8g
  • Fat: 4g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 339mg
  • Protein: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 8mg
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Vitamin A: 812IU
  • Vitamin C: 26mg
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