This okra gets not one but two coatings: Dip first in miso mayonnaise, then add crunch with sesame seeds or heat with fresh chiles. Slideshow: Summer Hors d’Oeuvres 

Kay Chun
August 2013

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Credit: © John Kernick

Recipe Summary

Yield:
6 to 8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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