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Crispy Okra

Crispy Okra

Crispy okra is so yummy with a flavour that is amazing.  Fresh okra with a beautiful golden brown color and a crunchy texture is a special addition to any meal! Also, it is gluten-free and vegan toono eggs or wheat flour. This is for sure my favourite okra recipe.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian
Keyword Gluten-free, okra, Vegan, vegetables, vegetarian
Author Diana Herrington


  • 2 flax meal eggs *see how to make this below
  • 12 fresh whole okras
  • 1/2 cup brown rice flour
  • 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 tsp Himalayan salt
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • coconut oil for frying as needed


  • *Make the vegan eggs in a medium bowl and let sit for 10 minutes.
  • Cut off the ends of the okra and slice the okra into 1/2 inch pieces.
  • Put the okra into the bowl of vegan eggs.
  • Mix the rice flour, cornmeal, salt and paprika into a small bowl.
  • Then dip the okra into the cornmeal and flour coating.
  • Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat.
  • Fry the okra until golden brown.
  • Remove from the pan and drain on paper towels.
  • Enjoy your crispy okra as an appetizer or as a side dish for a meal.


*How to make flaxmeal egg replacement: To make 2 flax meal eggs place 2 Tbsp of flax meal in a cup and mixed with 6 Tbsp of warm water and let it sit for 10 minutes.
Find out more about the health benefits of the ingredients I used for this recipe: okras, brown rice flour, yellow cornmeal, Himalayan Salt, Coconut oil.