Japanese Okra with Bonito Flakes is the simplest way of eating okra in Japan. All you need to do is just boil, slice and serve with bonito flakes and soy sauce. Sliced okra is a bit crunchy and sticky. These are the appealing characteristics of okra. It goes well with rice.
There are so many English websites that explain how to remove the sliminess of okra. Perhaps, the slimy texture is something unwelcomed in Western cuisines….