Okra Salad

READY IN: 8mins
Recipe by Sharon123

Blanching keeps the okra crisp and firm in this yummy marinated salad.

Top Review by DianaEatingRichly

I couldn't find any fresh okra so defrosted frozen okra. The texture was slimy, but the flavor was great, so I definitely want to try it again when I can find fresh okra. Not giving a star rating until I try it with fresh okra.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar or 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon pepper
  • 12 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 lb small okra pods
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced and separatedinot rings
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • tomatoes, slices (optional)


  1. Combine the first 5 ingredients, and stir well.
  2. Blanch okra in boiling water 3 minutes.
  3. Drain.
  4. Combine warm okra, onion, and garlic in a 12x8x2-inch dish.
  5. Pour vinaigrette over okra mixture; toss gently to coat.
  6. Marinate at least 2 hours; drain.
  7. Arrange on serving plate with tomato slices; if desired.

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