Okra Salad Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexAverageServings6
Interest Group,


 Bacon slices8
 Fresh okra1 1⁄2 Pound
 Yellow cornmeal1 Cup (16 tbs)
 All-purpose flour1 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Tomato1 , chopped
 Onion1 Medium, finely chopped
 Black pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 171 Calories from Fat 20

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.3%

Saturated Fat 0.44 g2.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2.3 mg

Sodium 224.7 mg9.4%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.4%

Dietary Fiber 6.3 g25.4%

Sugars 3.4 g

Protein 5 g11%

Vitamin A 11.9% Vitamin C 48.5%

Calcium 10.3% Iron 11.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Wash okra thoroughly in cold water and drain onto paper towels and pat dry.
2) Snap or cut off tip and stem ends, then cut okra crosswise into 1/2-inch slices.
3) Sift together cornmeal, flour and salt and keep the cornmeal mixture aside.

4) In a heavy skillet,fry bacon until crisp and drain onto on paper towels to remove excess fat.
5) Make small fragments of the fried bacon by crumbling and put aside.
6) In the skillet, retain the pan drippings.
7) Now roll okra in the above cornmeal mixture.
8) Fry okra in retained bacon drippings by turning frequently until golden brown.
9) Drain on paper towels to remove excess fat.

10) In a large salad bowl, mix together okra, tomato and onion.
11) Add salt, pepper and reserved crumbled bacon.
12) Toss the mixture gently to combine.

13) and serve.