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Okra tempura

Maybe you are not sure how to prepare okra - or have only used it in a soup. So why not try this okra snack? Be amazed by this tasty okra tempura. This crunchy, full-flavoured snack is easy to prepare and makes an attractive appetiser.

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Okra tempura

  • oil for deep frying
  • EAT ME Okra Product photo
    100 g okras
  • 100 g feta cheese
  • 1 shallot
  • 1 plum tomato
  • 4 basil leaves
  • 70 g tomato purée
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 110 g flour
  • 300 ml of ice water
  • salt and pepper

Kitchen tools

  • Deep fat fryer

Preparation method

  1. Heat the deep fat fryer to 180 °C.
  2. Cook the okras with a pinch of salt of boiling water in approx.3 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold running water to stop the cooking process. Pat them dry. Make a shallow slice in one side of the okra. Carefully stuff them with the feta cheese.
  3. Finely chop the shallot and the tomato. Finely chop the basil Mix the shallot, tomato and basil with the tomato purée. Press the garlic and add. Add 2 tablespoons of water and the honey. Season the dip with salt and pepper.
  4. Make a tempura batter using the egg yolks, flour, salt and water by beating the ingredients briefly with a whisk. Dip the stuffed okras into the batter. Fry the okra in small portions in the deep fryer for approx. 5 minutes until crispy and golden brown. Drain the okras on kitchen paper.

Serve with the tomato dip.

Nutrition value per person/bite

550 kcal
20 g
31 g
12 g
44 g
15 g
6 g

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