Sunday, January 23
Spicy eggplant is a great side dish to any home style Chinese meal! It has a warm subtle heat which is sure to please the taste buds!
Full time: 30 minutes
You will need:
1 Lg eggplant cut into 1/2" chunks
1 Sm onion diced
1 green chili minced fine
1/2 cup vegetable stock
1 tbsp minced garlic
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp crushed red wine vinegar
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground pepper
Small amount cooking oil
1/2 tbsp sesame oil
1 tsp red pepper flakes
Heat a large saute pan or wok over med/high heat adding in about 2 tbsp cooking oil
Add in eggplant and cook for 10-15 min stirring constantly or eggplant will begin to burn
Add in garlic, ginger, onion, chili, and an additional tbsp of cooking oil. Cook 2-3 minutes
Add in stock, sugar, red wine vinegar, salt/pepper.
Lower heat to low and cook for 10 minutes.
You will notice that the majority of the liquid will have been absorbed.
Transfer contents of saute pan to serving bowl and toss in sauce ingredients.
Give it a good stir and mix evenly.