Eggplant-aubergine-with-hot-garlic-sauce-

Photo by Judi B.
Adapted from chinese.food.com

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Adapted from chinese.food.com

Ingredients

  • 4 -6

    Chinese eggplants (these are long and slender-Chinese groceries will have them) or 4 -6 Japanese eggplants (these are long and slender-Chinese groceries will have them)

  • 5

    tablespoons peanut oil or 5 tablespoons corn oil

  • 2

    teaspoons chopped fresh ginger

  • 2

    tablespoons chopped fresh garlic (I use 4-6 cloves)

  • 1

    tablespoon hot bean paste (available from Chinese groceries)

  • 2

    tablespoons soy sauce

  • 1

    teaspoon sugar

  • 1/2

    cup chicken stock or 1/2 cup water

  • 1/4

    cup water chestnut, peeled & chopped

  • 1

    chopped scallion

  • 1

    tablespoon sesame oil

  • 1

    tablespoon toasted sesame seeds, for-garnish

  • Read more at: http://chinese.food.com/recipe/eggplant-aubergine-with-hot-garlic-sauce-69281?mode=us&scaleto=4.0&st=null&oc=linkback

Directions

Cut eggplant 1/2-inch wide by 2-inch long strips. 2 Saute 1/2 the eggplant in 1/2 the oil in a non-stick pan/wok, until soft. 3 When browned and soft, remove from pan about 5 minutes. 4 Then repeat with rest of eggplant or sautee in 2 pans. 5 On low heat, cook garlic, ginger, and hot bean paste for a minute, then add sugar, soy sauce and stock/water. 6 Add water chestnuts. 7 Return eggplant to the pan and cook for about five minutes until garlic is soft and a sauce forms. 8 If sauce is too thin, thicken with 1t corn starch mixed with 2t water. 9 Fold sesame oil. 10 Top with green onions and sesame seeds. 11 Serve hot or cold with white rice. You Might Also Lik

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