It wouldn’t be summer without
Here’s one of Chef Gerry’s recipes from his summer chef demo at Peachtree Road Farmers Market that adds a twist to traditional summer okra. Enjoy!
Skillet Roasted Okra with Eastern Spices and Lime
2 Tbl. Kosher Salt
1 Tbl. Ground Indian Cayenne Pepper
1 tsp. Ground Coriander
1 tsp. Mango Powder
½ tsp. Ground Cumin
½ tsp. Ground Cardamom Seeds
¼ tsp. Ground Black Pepper
Okra, cut in half length wise
Grape Seed Oil
1.) Thoroughly mix spices and set aside
2.) Heat a heavy bottom skillet until smoking; add 2 tsp. of grape seed oil. Place okra cut side down. Cook until okra is quite dark and caramelized. Briefly turn over.
3.) Place on a platter cut side up. Season with spices and a squeeze of lime. Sprinkle with chives and serve.