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Okra is Available:
How Does Okra Grow:
Okra grow as a seedpod in a plant.
What to Look for When Buying Okra:
Choose small pods the size of a finger.
Okra Storage Tips:
Store in fridge crisper drawer and use within one-two days.
How to Cook Okra:
Steam for 3-5 minutes.
Okra Nutrition Facts:
Okra are high in fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Vitamin C and Vitamin
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Okra and Vegetables Side Dish
1 pound fresh okra, chopped
1 tomato, chopped
1 onion, chopped
Fry Okra, tomato, and onion with a little butter in a skillet and
serve as a side dish with chicken.
Okra Stir Fry
4-5 okra sliced
3 colored peppers sliced or chopped
1 onion, diced
1 lb. chicken strips or beef strips
1/4 Cup teriyaki
1 teaspoon cornstarch
In a skillet, saute chopped onions for several minutes. Add meat
strips and cook until no longer pink. Add in sliced okra and peppers
and cook several minutes until vegetables are tender. In a separate
bowl, blend teriyaki sauce with cornstarch. Blend together and
add into your skillet. Continue to cook until sauce thickens. If
you'd like more sauce go ahead and add more teriyaki sauce. Serve
over cooked rice.