Chinese Eggplant Recipe

5

25 min

Chinese Eggplant Recipe

Chinese Eggplant Recipe Photo 1

Time

25 min

Serving

6 persons

Calories

98

Rating

4.50 rating-star (2)

Author: Victoria Bailey

Chinese cuisine has become a gastronomic trend throughout the world. We suggest you to cook chinese style eggplant recipe, which, thanks to garlic, starch and soy sauce, gets the rich sweet and sour taste. 

Ingredients

  • eggplant : 850 g
  • corn starch : 2 Tbsp
  • zucchini : 200 g
  • sweet pepper : 100 g
  • garlic : 2 clove
  • chili pepper : 15 g
  • vegetable oil : 70 g
  • soy sauce : 40 ml
  • rice vinegar : 20 g
  • sugar : 20 g
  • water : 70 ml
  • tomato paste : 1 tsp
  • sesame : 1 Tbsp

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Stages of cooking

  1. Cut eggplant into large cubes. Put them in a deep dish and add starch, mix.

    Chinese Eggplant Recipe Photo 2
  2. Cut pepper and zucchini  into large cubes.

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  3. Peel and chop the garlic. Prepare the sauce: mix soy sauce, rice vinegar in a bowl, add sugar, water, starch and tomato paste. Mix the sauce and set aside.
     
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  4. Heat half the oil in a deep frying pan and fry the eggplant until crisp. Fry the garlic, pepper and zucchini in  the other pan with the remaining oil for about 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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  5. Drain the oil from both pans and combine the eggplant and vegetables in a deep pan. Pour the sauce and simmer under the lid until soft or semi-soft to your taste for another 5 - 7 minutes.

    Chinese Eggplant Recipe Photo 6
  6. Serve Chinese eggplant with sesam seeds.

    Chinese Eggplant Recipe Photo 7

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