Microwave Okra

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Our home grown Okra is ready to pick. A fellow blogger told me that he cooks his Okra this way so I had to try it. The biggest concern I had was that it had no slime after it was cooked. He assured me it would not and he was right! Thank you Jeff for a great idea. Be sure to check out his website at http://www.JeffRab.com.

 

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Ingredients

 

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Slice the ends off of the okra and discard.

Slice the okra and place the pieces flat

onto a microwave safe plate.

 

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Drizzle a little olive oil over the slices.

Toss until they soak up most of the oil.

 

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Make sure the slices are separated

and flat then salt and pepper to taste.

 

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Microwave for about 2 minutes or until

soft and no slime remains, then serve.

I cooked mine 2 minutes but my okra

was small and I didn’t have a lot of them

so yours may take a minute longer.

 

Microwave Okra

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Ingredients

  • 10 – 12 Okra
  • 1 – 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Rinse and pat the okra dry then cut off both ends.
  2. Slice the okra 1/4″ thick and place on a microwave safe plate.
  3. Drizzle the okra slices with olive oil. Toss until the okra soaks up most of the oil.
  4. Salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Microwave for 2 – 3 minutes until the okra is cooked, soft and no slime remains then serve.

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43 Comments »

  1. This is a keeper! I love okra but find it tedious to fry. My mother always said, “You can’t do anything else while you’re frying okra.” When I started cooking for myself I finally understood what she meant. It will burn in a heartbeat! Being able to “fry” it in the microwave sounds like a perfect solution. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

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  2. I just ate okra the other day too. I often boil it with little water, the other day my mom suggested to put a bow of unsliced okras into the rice cooker while rice was steaming. It was ok also. The only problem was that i let it cook a bit too long, it turned into a bit yellow shade.

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  3. Yay!! Love it, Diane!! I’m honored you tried this! The only other recipe I have is peanut butter and jelly sandwiches! Maybe you’ve tried that?? :). Thanks for your consistent recipes that give all kind of ideas!

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  4. I am not at all a fan of okra, it is one of the very, very few foods I do not like so I won’t be trying this but I have to say that as recipes go it just does not get much simpler. Whilst not my preferred veg. it is definitely my preferred mode of cooking! Five minutes start to finish.

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