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Crispy Air Fryer Fried Okra Recipe

Easy Crispy Air Fryer Fried Okra recipe that’s fried to a golden crispy texture. A healthier alternative to the traditional deep-fried version. One of the best okra recipes you would want to make.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Sides
Cuisine American, Caribbean, International
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 Servings
Calories 266kcal


  • 1 cup okra frozen or fresh; if using fresh, cut into the desired size
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoon water
  • Cooking oil spray
  • 1 ¼ Cup Plain bread crumbs or gluten-free bread crumbs will work fine as well. add more if needed
  • 1 tbsp. garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp. parsley fresh and finely chopped (dried parsley will work as well)
  • 2 tbsp. grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. paprika


  • Beat eggs and water. Set aside.
    In a separate bowl, add garlic and dried herbs including salt and pepper. Mix well. Set aside. 
    Air Fryer frozen okra instruction picture guide to make fried okra. #airfryerokra #airfriedokra
  • Add the okra to the egg mixture, then to the breading mixture. 
    Place the breaded okra in the air fryer basket, lightly spray with cooking oil, then cook for 10 minutes on 380 degrees, or until desired crispiness is reached. 
    Air Fried Okra in air fryer basket. #airfriedokra #frozenokrarecipe
  • Serve warm and enjoy with your favorite dipping sauce. 
    Air fried okra bites: Serve warm with your favorite dipping sauce. #airfriedokra #airfryerfriedokra #freshokra #friedokrarecipe #airfryerfrozenokra


Is fried okra slimy? Yes, it can be slimy as frozen okra do not release liquid when fried. Yet, you may find slimy texture liquid from fresh okra in high heat, usually in a stew.
How do you thaw okra? If you have never had okra before, it is natural to wonder about the taste. Okra is often compared to eggplants. It absorbs any flavor; but has a silky, slimy texture when cut open and or touches the tongue. It is best served in a stew or fried.
*** Calories are estimated per serving.
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Serving: 2People | Calories: 266kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 768mg | Potassium: 109mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1750IU | Vitamin C: 9.1mg | Calcium: 630mg | Iron: 3.1mg