Okra doesn't have to be slimy. If you roast it over high heat with a bit of olive oil, it can be quite crispy.
Cut okra looks like little stars...
The grassy-meets-earthy taste of okra in general makes me think of asparagus that finally got serious and grew a pair.
Fresh Okra and Tomato..delicious
These burgundy okra shoestring fries are as delicious as they look... and crispy to boot!
Oven Fried Okra
Corn, Cranberry Bean, and Fried-Okra Salad
Pink Margarita Slushes and Fried Okra
The Atlantic's 12 Foods You Should Try, including this recipe for Carolina Mustard BBQ Sauce
Sauteed Mahi Mahi with Okra and Citrus Vinaigrette
Fresh sauteed okra - a healthier way to enjoy this Southern favorite.
Zucchini muffins: lighter with less sugar and apple sauce, baked in silicone muffin cups
Chicken gumbo in half an hour: not exactly traditional, but still quite delicious.
Crispy and fat free okra fries made in the microwave oven.
Steamed lady fingers (okra) with chili shrimp sauce - simple, healthy & tasty!
Shrimp and Duck Gumbo, made with a dark duck fat roux, inspired by a recent trip to NOLA.
Salmon Curry - done the Malaysian way. Aromatic, tangy and spicy with just a hint of coconut milk.
Mild and flavorful okra masala--it will change your mind about this much-maligned veggie!
Steamed Okra With Spicy Sambal
Celery root and okra dal.
Goodbye Mushy land, Welcome Soft Crunch with this Ladyfinger and onion stir fry
Vietnamese tamarind soup with catfish, mung bean sprouts, pineapple, and okra (canh chua cá)
A hearty, no-fail okra, andouille, and shrimp gumbo
for all the people in DC this week, Chesapeake Bay fry with deep fried clams, calamari, shrimp, oysters and okra at Art + Soul Cafe
What to do with okra? Use it in a simple Indian-inspired lentil soup
Stuffed Bhindi Masala, Okra stuffed with roasted Peanut and Spice powder and cooked with sweet Onions and tangy Tomatoes
Hyderabadi Dahi Bhindi Masala, crisp fried okra in delicious cashew, coconut and yogurt based curry.
Shrimp and okra stewed in a light, but flavorful sauce of curry, tomatoes and hot pepper...
Fresh okra from the farmer's market awaits its fate as an oven fried summer treat!
Okra? No? What if we fry it lightly with some peanuts?