Okra Salad Ingredients Shana Okra Sliced Rings 1/2 cup vegetable oil 3 tbsp. balsamic vinegar 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. pepper 1/2 tsp. hot sauce 1 small onion (chopped) 1 clove garlic (minced) Cucumber Sweetcorn Method Make the dressing mixing the vegetable oil, vinegar, salt, pepper and hot sauce. Cook the okra in hot boiling water and drain. Combine the warm okra, onion, cucumber, corn and garlic in a salad bowl. Pour the dressing on top and toss gently to coat. Marinate for at least 2 hours. Drain excess liquid and serve.