Okra Pilau

This recipe goes with Easy Chicken Gumbo

Yield: Makes 6 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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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. 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. 2. Sauté onion and okra in hot drippings over medium-high heat 6 to 8 minutes or until tender.
  3. 3. Prepare rice according to package directions. Stir rice and crumbled bacon into okra mixture in skillet.
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