The best healthy alternative to breaded fried okra. So good with fresh purple hull or field peas on a vegetable plate, or so good served as an appetizer with my 'ComeBack My Way' sauce!


Recipe Summary

10 mins
5 mins
15 mins
6 servings


Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate. Prepare a grill basket with cooking spray.

  • Trim stem ends of okra close to the top without piercing the pods; put into a large bowl.

  • Drizzle canola oil over okra pods. Season okra with garlic powder, salt, and pepper; toss to coat. Spread okra into the prepared grill basket.

  • Cook on preheated grill, turning frequently, until tender and browned in spots, 4 to 6 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

108 calories; protein 1.6g 3% DV; carbohydrates 5.7g 2% DV; fat 9.4g 15% DV; cholesterolmg; sodium 200.6mg 8% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 4 stars
This was a nice change from fried okra which is what I have been doing with the okra from my garden. The grill gave it a rich smoky flavor which I enjoyed very much. It didn't however get the okra very soft so you want to make sure and use small pods to keep it as tender as possible. Read More