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recipe okra natto

Okra Natto

  • Author: Funky Asian Kitchen
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Total Time: 17 minutes
  • Yield: serves 2 1x
  • Category: side
  • Cuisine: Japanese

Ingredients

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  • 1 package natto (fermented soybeans)
  • 6 ounces fresh okra
  • 1 tablespoon minced scallion
  • 2 pinches of katsuobushi (smoked bonito flakes)*
  • 1 Tablespoon sea salt (for blanching okra)

Instructions

  1. Bring 2 cups of water to a boil over high heat. Add the salt and the okra and boil for 2 minutes. Drain in a colander and cool under running water for a couple of seconds. Set the okra on a cutting board.
  2. Trim the ends off of the okra and discard. Then cut the okra into thin slices. Divide the okra into two small bowls.
  3. Top each bowl of okra with half of the natto packet. (You can discard the sauce and mustard or use it to top the bowls.
  4. Top the natto with the scallions and the katsuobushi. Serve immediately with soy sauce on the side.

Notes

*To make this vegan, omit the smoked bonito flakes.

Keywords: natto, okra, healthy, fermented, soy beans