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How To Store Okra


Keep okra fresh longer by following these simple steps.
Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: 1 minute

Here's How:

  1. Place fresh okra in a paper bag, or wrap it in a paper towel and place inside a perforated plastic bag.
  2. Store in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 days.
  3. For longer storage, blanch the whole okra then freeze.


  1. When preparing the downy variety of okra, gently scrub the the surface with a paper towel.
  2. Before cooking whole okra, slice of the tops and ends.

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