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delicius okra dish served in a white bowl
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Okra Recipe

This is a super easy and healthy Filipino side dish recipe that is made of blanched okra with a delicious vegetarian oyster mushroom sauce!
Prep Time7 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time19 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 2
Calories: 196kcal


  • 10 oz medium okra
  • 3 tablespoons oyster mushroom sauce
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dark soy sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon sesame oil
  • ¼ cup vegetable broth
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 ½ tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 ginger sliced thinly


  • Blanch the okra in boiling water for 4 minutes
  • Remove and transfer the okra to a bowl
  • In a small bowl, combine oyster mushroom sauce, brown sugar, dark soy sauce, sesame oil, vegetable broth, and lemon juice; set aside.
  • In a small saucepan, add oil and sauté garlic on low heat until it turned light brown.
  • Add the ginger slices and cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Pour in the oyster mushroom sauce mixture.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil and reduce to simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Toss in the blanched okra and continue simmering for another 2 minutes
  • Serve and enjoy with steamed rice.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 196kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1036mg | Potassium: 567mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1090IU | Vitamin C: 64mg | Calcium: 155mg | Iron: 1mg
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