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Oven-Fried Okra

5 from 3 votes
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Course: Side Dish, Dinner
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 1 lb. fresh or frozen okra
  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 - 3/4 cup coarsely ground cornmeal
  • Cooking spray


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • If using fresh okra, rinse well, cut off stem end and cut remainder of pod into 1/2” pieces. If using frozen, do not thaw.
  • In a medium bowl, toss okra with salt and pepper
  • Add yogurt to okra and toss to coat. Thin with a bit of water if needed.
  • Add a couple of handfuls of coarsely ground cornmeal and gently stir to coat. Add more cornmeal as needed to coat.
  • Spray a sheet pan with pan spray (olive or canola) and add okra to pan.
  • Spray okra well with more pan spray.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Toss and stir okra, spray well again, and return to oven for 15-20 minutes.
  • If it’s not brown enough, broil it for a couple of minutes until it’s golden brown.
  • Remove from oven and serve immediately.


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5 stars
Looks good. I will make it in the oven.

5 stars
OH cat wait to try this!

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