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Crispy Roasted Okra

Crispy baked okra (lady fingers) make for a unique snack or salad at your summer bbqs.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine African, American, Indian, Vegan
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 118kcal


Crispy okra:

  • 450 g (1 lb) trimmed okra
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • Salt
  • Chilli flakes

Garlic chilli mayonnaise dipping sauce:

  • 4 tbsp garlic mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp sweet chilli sauce


  • Preheat oven to fan 180C / 200C / 400F / gas 6.
  • Mix all the ingredients together making sure the okra is well coated.
  • Add the okra to a baking tray making sure the pieces are not touching each other.
  • Bake for 20-25 mins (turn them once during baking).
  • Whilst the okra is baking mix together the ingredients for the dipping sauce till well combined and set aside.
  • Remove the okra from the oven when crunchy and serve warm or cold with the dipping sauce.


You can double up the quantities of the dipping sauce if you would like more sauce. Ignore mayonnaise if serving this to vegans.


Calories: 118kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 170mg | Potassium: 269mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 645IU | Vitamin C: 20.7mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 0.6mg