Bacon and Okra Rice

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Tread

A great side if you need to save time. Starch and vegies in one pot. It's a family favorite from Joie Warners' "All the best rice" but I have tweeked it up a little bit more to my teams tastes.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 slices bacon
  • 12 lb okra
  • 1 cup rice
  • 12 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 14 cups chicken stock
  • 12 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 12 teaspoon salt


  1. Slice your okra if you have to. Frozen sliced okra works in a most awsome way.
  2. Dice your bacon and brown it on medium heat.
  3. add okra, rice,and basil and stir to coat with oil.
  4. Add stock, hot sauce (I prefer Sriracha, the wife's a crystal fan), and salt and bring to a boil.
  5. Cover and let cook on low for 20 minute or so.
  6. When rice is done let it set for 5 min uncovered then fluff and serve.

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