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"Witches Fingers" Spiced Okra Skewers | Right 4 All Types

Oct 28th, 2020 by Blood Type Diet

Want a spooky appetizer or side dish for halloween? These spiced okra skewers, or "witches fingers," are the perfect creepy (yet delicious) treat! Guaranteed to both delight and satisfy, these skewers are a great excuse to use that grill again! Find more nourishing recipes like this in Dr. Peter D’Adamo’s Eat Right 4 Your Type Personalized Cookbooks.

Serves 4


  • 32 medium okra, fresh
  • 8 short (4 to 5 inch) bamboo skewers

Ingredients for the dip:

  • 2 tbsp agave
  • ½ cup tamari*
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 scallion, finely sliced

*Tamari is an avoid for blood type O, instead substitute with 1 tbsp natural tomato paste + 1 tsp sea salt

Ingredients for the seasoning:

  • 1 tbsp yellow mustard seeds
  • 1 sheet of nori - or dried seaweed, finely chopped or ground
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp sea salt


  1. To prepare the okra, simply skewer 4 pieces together and reserve the 8 skewers on a plate.
  2. Preheat your (outdoor or indoor) grill to high. Lay the skewers flat and grill for 3 minutes on each side. To get nice grill marks, place and press down with a plate on top to weigh the skewers down for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. To prepare the dip, simply mix all the ingredients together and serve in a small bowl.
  4. To prepare the seasoning, simply mix the ingredients together until combined.
  5. When the okra is cooked, plate and sprinkle seasoning on top. 
  6. Enjoy warm!

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