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🥒 Homemade Pickled Okra Recipe 🥒

Learn how to make homemade pickled okra with this easy recipe from Just Pickling. Pickle your own okra with vinegar, sea salt, garlic, and dill seeds.

Homemade Pickled Okra

You will need:

  • fresh okra1 pound of fresh okra
  • white vinegar2 cups of white vinegar
  • sea salt2 tablespoons of sea salt
  • sugar1 tablespoon of sugar
  • peeled garlic cloves2 cloves of garlic, peeled
  • dill seeds1 teaspoon of dill seeds
  • red pepper flakes1/2 teaspoon of red pepper flakes


  1. Start by cleaning your okra thoroughly under running water.
  2. In a saucepan, combine white vinegar, sea salt, sugar, garlic, dill seeds, and red pepper flakes. Bring to a boil.
  3. While the mixture is boiling, pack your okra into sterilized jars.
  4. Pour the boiling vinegar mixture over the okra in the jars, ensuring the okra is fully submerged.
  5. Seal the jars and let them cool at room temperature.
  6. Store the jars in a cool, dark place for at least one week before consuming to allow the flavors to fully develop.


Feel free to experiment with your own spices and flavors once you've mastered this basic recipe. Pickling isn't limited to okra, you can pickle a variety of fruits and vegetables for a unique, tangy treat.

Unleash the tangy magic of pickling with our simple yet delicious Homemade Pickled Okra recipe. This recipe is a fantastic introduction to the world of pickling, combining the robust flavors of fresh okra, white vinegar, sea salt, sugar, garlic, dill seeds, and a hint of heat from red pepper flakes. It's a delightful blend of taste and tradition that will make your taste buds dance with joy.

Ever wondered how easy it is to make homemade pickles? With our step-by-step guide, you'll discover that pickling is not just a culinary art, but also a fun and rewarding experience. Plus, it's a great way to preserve and enjoy your garden's bounty all year round.

Once you've mastered this basic pickling recipe, feel free to get creative. The beauty of pickling lies in its versatility. You can experiment with a variety of vegetables and spices to create your own unique pickling recipes. If you're a fan of heat, why not try our spicy pickles recipe? Or if you're looking for something a little different, our pickled garlic recipe is a must-try.

Remember, patience is key when it comes to pickling. Allow your pickled okra to sit for at least a week before consuming. This waiting period lets the flavors fully develop, resulting in a more flavorful and satisfying crunch. And when that moment comes, you'll find that the wait was well worth it.

So, why wait? Dive into the world of pickling with our Homemade Pickled Okra recipe and discover a new way to enjoy your favorite vegetables. Happy pickling!