You are here: Home » Recipes » Pickled Okra with Green Chile Pickled Okra with Green Chile Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 16 pieces This is a great way to preserve your summer bounty of okra. PrintEmail Ingredients 7 pounds okra, washed6 tablespoons alum4 quarts water16 green chile peppers48 garlic cloves1 gallon cider vinegar1 (1-pound) package light brown sugar1 cup salt1 teaspoon peppercorns1 teaspoon mustard seed1 teaspoon pickling spice Instructions Trim okra stems without exposing seeds. Combine okra, alum, and water and let stand 2 hours. Rinse well in cold water and drain. Arrange okra among 16 sterile pint jars. Place 1 chili pepper and 3 cloves of garlic in each jar. In a large saucepan, combine vinegar and remaining 5 ingredients. Boil 10 minutes. Divide amount jars and seal. Turn jars regularly. Allow to set several days before eating. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of New Orleans’ Jambalaya (The Junior League of New Orleans, La., 1983).