Caribbean Okra Salad Recipe

This delicious light salad comes from "Faye Levy's International Vegetable Cookbook" (Warner Books).

Step 1

In a medium saute pan, heat 1 tablespoon oil. Add okra and saute 2 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add water, cover and cook over low heat for about 7 minutes, or until just tender. (Add more water if needed.) Transfer to a serving plate.

Step 2

Combine remaining tablespoon oil, lime juice, garlic, allspice, hot pepper sauce, salt and pepper. Pour over okra. Sprinkle with cilantro and dried tomato.

Things You'll Need

  • 2tb Vegetable oil
  • 1/2lb Fresh, small tender okra, rinsed, patted dry, caps trimmed
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4c Water
  • 1tb Strained fresh lime juice
  • 1sm Garlic clove, finely minced
  • Ground allspice
  • 1/4ts Bottled Caribbean or other hot pepper sauce to taste
  • 1tb Chopped cilantro

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