Okra Fried Rice

okra fried rice

Okra Fried Rice

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Servings: 4
Calories: 193


  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp butter or margarine
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • 1/2 red onion finely chopped
  • 4 oz okra topped and tailed
  • 2 tbsp diced green and red peppers
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 green chillies finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp five-spice powder
  • 1 vegetable stock cube
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • 8 oz cooked rice
  • salt and ground black pepper
  • coriander sprigs to garnish


  • Heat the oil and the butter or margarine in a frying pan, add the garlic and onion and cook on a medium heat for 5 minutes until soft.
  • Thinly slice the okra, add to the frying pan and stir-fry gently for a further 6—7 minutes.
  • Add the green and red peppers, thyme, chillies and five-spice powder and cook for 3 minutes, then
  • crumble in the stock cube.
  • Add the soy sauce, coriander and rice and heat through, stirring. Season with salt and pepper. Serve hot, garnished with coriander sprigs.
Calories: 193 kcal
Carbohydrates: 22 g
Protein: 3 g
Fat: 10g
Saturated Fat: 3 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 8 mg
Sodium: 776 mg
Potassium: 166 mg
Fiber: 2 g
Sugar: 2 g
Vitamin A: 449 IU
Vitamin C: 17 mg
Calcium: 42 mg
Iron: 1 mg
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