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1 lb okra½ cup mayonnaise2 Tbsp white miso (also called shiro miso) black and white sesame seeds, for dipping thinly sliced fresh red chiles, for dipping


  1. In a large pot of salted boiling water, blanch the okra until bright green, about 30 seconds; drain well. Transfer the okra to a baking sheet and refrigerate until it has cooled slightly.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the mayonnaise with the miso. Put the sesame seeds and chiles in 2 small bowls. To eat, dip the okra spears in the miso mayonnaise, then dip in the toppings.

Recipe Credit: Kay Chun
Image Credit: John Kernick

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Tags: Snack, Appetizer, Healthy, Vegetarian, Vegetable, Easy, Quick, 10 Minute, Summer

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