Okra Pilau



Makes 6 servings
Total time: 20 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Total: 20 Minutes


3 bacon slices
1 large sweet onion, chopped (about 2 cups)
1 (16-oz.) package frozen sliced okra, thawed
2 (8.5-oz.) packages ready-to-serve Cajun-style rice


1. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes or until crisp; remove bacon, and drain on paper towels, reserving 2 Tbsp. drippings in skillet. Crumble bacon.

2. Sauté onion and okra in hot drippings over medium-high heat 6 to 8 minutes or until tender.

3. Prepare rice according to package directions. Stir rice and crumbled bacon into okra mixture in skillet.