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Okra Fried Rice Recipe

Okra Fried Rice

A quick and delicious asian inspired fried rice recipe with okras and loads of vegetables
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Southern


  • 2-3 Cups Cooked rice
  • 1 Cup Okras Sliced
  • 1 Cup Mushrooms Chopped
  • 1-2 Cups Frozen Vegetables
  • 1 Medium Onion Diced
  • 1 Clove Garlic Minced
  • 2 Scallions (Green Onion) Thinly Sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons Margarine/Vegan Butter or Peanut Oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Soya Sauce
  • 1 Teaspoon Toasted Sesame Oil


Cook Rice

  • Cook rice according to instructions. It's best to use rice that's been cooked and chilled for a few hours.


  • Heat margarine/vegan butter or peanut oil in a non-stick pan/skillet or wok.
  • Add onions and garlic and allow to cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add okras and allow to cook for 3-5 minutes to remove any sliminess. Stir constantly to avoid sticking.
    Okra Fried Rice Recipe
  • Add frozen vegetables, scallions, mushrooms and other vegetables. Allow to stir fry for 5-7 minutes while stirring constantly to avoid sticking to pot.
    Okra Fried Rice Recipe
  • Add in cooked rice and stir.
  • Add soy sauce and stir to coat. Cook for 5-7 minutes stirring constantly to avoid sticking.
  • Add any desired seasoning i.e black pepper, salt, garlic powder, etc.
  • Turn off and remove pot from stove. Add sesame oil and stir to coat.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Use High Heat: When frying the rice be sure to set dial to high heat setting. This will prevent the rice and vegetables from sticking to the pan.  As well be sure to stir constantly.
Add Sesame Oil at end of cooking: Add the sesame oil towards the end of cooking. Sesame oil is not meant to be cooked with but rather flavour the rice.
Keyword Fried Rice, Okra, Rice