Staff Picks

Air Fryer Okra

Crispy fried okra with no oily mess.

Shrimp and Okra Gumbo Recipe

Rating: 3 stars 11
In her cookbook United Tastes of Texas, Jessica Dupuy shares her family recipe for Shrimp and Okra Gumbo.

Simple Roasted Okra

Rating: 5 stars 2
Don't be intimidated by this seasonal produce.

Classic Okra and Tomatoes

This centuries-old pairing is a remarkable union of late-summer flavors that come from peak-season produce.

Okra and Rice Casserole Recipe

This dish is simple to make, but it packs an amazing amount of flavor from tender sautéed okra, sweet corn, Cajun spices, and buttery garlic breadcrumbs.

Pan-Fried Okra with Cornmeal Recipe

Rating: 3 stars 4
This simple, six-ingredient recipe takes just half an hour to prepare—making us wonder why we don't have fried okra more often.

Fried Okra

Is it really a Southern supper without a side of fried okra?

Stuffed Okra Poppers

Move over jalapeño, there’s a new party popper in town.

Smashed Fried Okra

Use a meat mallet to smash okra and create more surface area for crispy-brown goodness.

Curried Okra Shoestring Fries

Even die-hard okra haters will be completely won over by these thin, crunchy, can't-eat-just-one shoestring fries.

Limpin’ Susan

Rumor has it that Limpin’ Susan was Hoppin’ John’s secret girlfriend.

Zesty Pickled Okra Recipe

A Bloody Mary drink is not complete without a pickled okra skewered and plunged into the cocktail.

Inspiration and Ideas

40 Okra Recipes That Prove It's Not Just for Gumbo
Fried, pickled, grilled, and more, we've got countless ways to serve this Southern classic.
How To Pickle Okra
Savor summer's fresh okra for months to come by pickling the veggies with our easy steps.
Grilled Creole Chicken & Okra Recipe

Getting a nice char on these fresh ingredients is key to a flavorful grilled dish. The hot sauce is optional, but it gives the extra kick this Creole dish longs for.