Air-Fryer Okra with Smoked Paprika

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4 servings

Updated: Sep. 15, 2023
Smoked paprika gives this air-fryer okra even more roasty oomph. When you want to cook okra without frying it, roast it with lemon juice for a lighter version. —Lee Evans, Queen Creek, Arizona
Air-Fryer Okra with Smoked Paprika Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 pound fresh okra pods
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  1. Preheat air fryer to 375°. Toss together all ingredients. Place okra on greased tray in air-fryer basket. Cook until tender and lightly browned, 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Test Kitchen tip
  • If you don’t have an air fryer, you can make this recipe in an oven.
  • Nutrition Facts

    2/3 cup: 57 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 155mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.