Okra with Scallion, Lime, and Ginger

15 mins (prep 15)
5 ingredients
makes 4 servings
Steaming unlocks the succulence of okra. Here, the pods are tossed with slivered ginger and a Vietnamese-inspired scallion oil in an all-purpose dish that's great with grilled steak or chicken, or with nothing more than a fragrant bowlful of jasmine rice.

Categories:  quick-&-easy , quick , vegetable ,
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  • 1 pound small to medium okra, trimmed, leaving tops and tips
  • 1 cup chopped scallions (about 1 bunch)
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 (2- by 1-inch) piece peeled ginger, cut into very thin matchsticks
  • lime wedges


Serving Size (124.99 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 135.48 Calories from Fat 101.79
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11.31g 69.59%
Saturated Fat 0.85g 17.07%
Trans Fat 0.29g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 7.94mg 1.32%
Total Carbohydrate 8.45g 11.26%
Dietary Fiber 3.63 g 58.06%
Sugars 1.68 g %
Protein 2.19g 17.51%
Vitamin A 811.94IU% Vitamin C 26.08mg%
Calcium 92.99mg% Iron 0.71mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
small, chopped scallions, lime wedges