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Pickled Okra

May 7, 2019 |

Recipe courtesy of Chef Clayton Anderson and Chef Aaron Matyac.
as seen on episode “Okra | Willow Spring, NC“, Season 8

Flavor, NC | Pickled Okra


  • 12 quarts or about 5# whole okra, smaller size under 3.25 inches
  • 1 gallon apple cider vinegar
  • 2 quarts distilled white vinegar
  • 1 quart water
  • 1/4 cup coriander seed
  • 1/4 cup mustard seed
  • 1/4 cup black peppercorns
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup red chili flake
  • 1 cup kosher salt
  • 12 Bay leafs
  • 24 cloves garlic

Toast coriander, mustard seed and black peppercorn prior to use. Leave spices whole. Other than the okra, bring everything to boil for about 5 minutes. Allow to cool to body temperature. Poor over washed, trimmed okra and allow to sit for one hour prior to placing under refrigeration. Allow to pickle for at least 3 days.


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