Szechwan Eggplant Stir-Fry Recipe

Ingredients
  • 4-6 Asian eggplants
  • 3 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
  • Kosher Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 4 green onions, white and green parts, sliced diagonally 1 1/2 inches
  • 1 inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled, smashed and minced
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 fresh red chili, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds, to garnish
  • Thai basil or globe basil and fresh cilantro leaves to garnish
Container: Wok or large skillet
Directions
  • Cut the eggplants in 1/2 lengthwise and then slice crosswise into wedges, no more than 1 inch thick.
  • Heat wok or large skillet on med-high and add the oils, tilt the pan to coat all sides.
  • When smoking hot, add a layer of eggplant, stir-fry until seared and sticky, about 3 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Remove the eggplant to a side platter.
  • Cook the remaining eggplant in the same manner, adding more oil, if needed.
  • After all the eggplant is out of the pan, add the green onions, ginger, garlic and chili.
  • Stir-fry for a minute until fragrant. Add the broth.
  • In small bowl, mix the soy, vinegar, sugar, and cornstarch, until the sugar and cornstarch are dissolved.
  • Pour the soy mixture into the wok and cook another minute, until the sauce is absorbed.
  • Garnish with sesame seeds, basil, and cilantro; serve immediately.
Similar Recipes
Szechuan Beef Stir-Fry
water
(10 ounces) fresh vegetable stir
garlic
beef shoulder center steaks
crushed red pepper
Sesame-Soy Steak Stir-Fry on Wonton Crisps
black pepper
soy sauce
vegetable oil
water
1
Teriyaki Stir-Fry Sauce
brown sugar
sweet rice wine
teriyaki sauce

Szechwan Eggplant Stir-Fry Recipe Reviews

There currently aren't any reviews or comments for this recipe. Be the first!
E-mail: 
Advertisement
Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is strictly prohibited.
© Copyright 2014 Tecstra Systems, All Rights Reserved, RecipeTips.com