5 Air Fryer Okra Recipes That Are Irresistibly Crispy
If you think you don't like okra, chances are you haven't tried to cook it in an air fryer. When it's not cooked right, the vegetable has a tendency to become unpleasantly slimy - but the trusty countertop gadget is the key to perfectly crispy okra without a bit of sliminess. Whether you're looking for something simple to make with just a few ingredients or a spicy take on traditional fried okra, you'll find a delicious new go-to side dish in this collection of our best air-fried okra recipes.
Air Fryer Roasted Okra
There's nothing wrong with getting back to basics. It couldn't be easier to make this healthy side dish in an air fryer with just okra, olive oil, salt, and ground black pepper.
Air Fryer Indian Okra
Okra is tossed in a fragrant mixture of cooked gram flour, salt, chili powder, coriander, chaat masala, cumin, and amchoor, then "fried" to crispy perfection in an air fryer.
Spicy Air-Fried Okra
A pinch of smoked salt and a teaspoon of chili-lime seasoning (such as Tajin) adds delicious flavor and a tangy, spicy kick to this simple air fryer okra.
Air Fryer Okra "Fries"
Air Fryer Fried Okra
Fresh okra is saturated in a beaten egg, dredged in a mixture of cornmeal and flour, then cooked in an air fryer for 20 minutes. The result? A healthy, low-oil take on classic breaded and fried okra.
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