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Grilled Okra with Spicy Chipotle Sauce

Course Appetizer
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, minced
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound fresh okra
  • 2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
  • salt and pepper
  • wooden skewers, if possible, soak in water for 30 minutes before using)


  • In am small bowl, stir together mayonnaise, sour cream, chipotle peppers, lime juice, cumin, and salt. Refrigerate until needed.
  • Toss okra with 1 tablespoon of oil and season with salt and pepper. Thread okra onto skewers.
  • Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in a grill pan over medium-high heat. Add okra and cook 2 to 3 minutes per side. Or grill on outdoor grill and use oil to grease the grates. Serve with sauce for dipping.