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Okra 143g

Okra also known by its nickname "ladies' fingers". has many health benefits. It is high in Vitamin C and is therefore, an antioxidant.

Okra, is unique in that although classed and used as a vegetable (it is actually a fruit due to the many seeds).

Okra it a good source of protein. Protein can be hard to get if you are following a restrictive diet.

Okra has a reputation of being slimy. The slime only appears if okra is over cooked. Add it near the end of the cooking process if adding it to meat or fish.

Better still cook it separately and serve it as a side dish. That way you won't offend anyone who has yet to convert to its taste. Some people love it, some people hate it. My advice is eat it anyway it is very good for you. A good source of fibre and protein. Contains Vitamin B, C and Vitamin K. Minerals including manganese, folic acid, magnesium. Helpful doses of phytochemicals that help to improve mental health, protect kidney and the liver and can dampen down allergic reactions that are common in the Springtime: asthma and hayfever.

Make okra chips by cooking okra for one or 2 minutes in a heated pan over a medium flame. If you use a good quality pan you won't even need any oil. Sprinkle with sea salt or pink Himalayan salt and serve immediately.

If you are diabetic, okra is a useful weapon in reducing insulin level. This can be done by adding sliced okra , raw to a bottle of water. Leave it in the fridge over night and drink the water during the following day.

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Storage

Store in a dry, cool place and use within 3 days.

For best results and to prolong the life of this product, do the following

  • Freeze in a suitable container

This product is best cooked straight from frozen (Do not defrost prior to cooking).

Grown in a tropical climate

Net contents approx. 143g

Nutrition

Typical Values

per 100g

Energy

31 cal

Fat

1g

of which saturates

0g

Carbohydrate

3g

of which sugars

3g

Protein

3g

Salt

0g

We check all our prices against the high street.

We only offer for sale the best market fresh produce that is availabe.  We go to extrordinary lengths to ensure this.

Please remember that most fresh products are seasonal.

Please bear in mind that food prices fluctuate throughout the year. 

Storage

Store in a dry, cool place and use within 3 days.

For best results and to prolong the life of this product, do the following

  • Freeze in a suitable container

This product is best cooked straight from frozen (Do not defrost prior to cooking).

Grown in a tropical climate

Net contents approx. 143g

Nutrition

Typical Values

per 100g

Energy

31 cal

Fat

1g

of which saturates

0g

Carbohydrate

3g

of which sugars

3g

Protein

3g

Salt

0g

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