Chinese eggplant with spicy garlic sauce

Chinese eggplant with spicy garlic sauce

16 ratings

Difficulty

Easy 👌
15
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-1+
1
eggplant
1 clove
garlic
½
green bell pepper
½
red bell pepper
1
green onion
5 g
ginger
30 g
ground pork
1 tbsp
dark soy sauce
2 tsp
starch
2 tbsp
water
1 tbsp
sugar
potato flour for dusting
vegetable oil for frying
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial
  • 1  eggplant
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½  green bell pepper
  • ½  red bell pepper
  • 1  green onion
  • 5 g ginger
  • 30 g ground pork
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 2 tsp starch
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • potato flour for dusting
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • salt
  • pepper

Utensils

  • wok or large frying pan
  • slotted spoon
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • large mixing bowl

Enjoy with

Tsingtao beer
A classic Chinese beer for a classic Chinese dish

Nutrition per serving

Cal
244
Protein
12g
Fat
8g
Carb
29g

Step 1/4

Cut the eggplant into bite-sized pieces, slice the bell peppers, green onion, ginger, and garlic.
  • 1 eggplant
  • ½ green bell pepper
  • ½ red bell pepper
  • 1 stalk green onion
  • 5 ginger
  • 1 clove garlic
  • cutting board
  • knife

Cut the eggplant into bite-sized pieces, slice the bell peppers, green onion, ginger, and garlic.

Step 2/4

Dust eggplant pieces in potato flour.
  • potato flour for dusting
  • large mixing bowl

Dust eggplant pieces in potato flour.

Step 3/4

Heat enough vegetable oil to cover eggplant in a wok over medium-high heat and add the eggplant. Fry until golden brown. Remove eggplant from oil and set aside. Discard oil.
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • wok or large frying pan
  • slotted spoon

Heat enough vegetable oil to cover eggplant in a wok over medium-high heat and add the eggplant. Fry until golden brown. Remove eggplant from oil and set aside. Discard oil.

Step 4/4

Coat wok in a little oil and set over medium-high heat. Add the the peppers, green onion, ginger, garlic, ground pork, soy sauce, starch, and water to the wok and stir to combine. Fry until fragrant, then add sugar, pepper, fried eggplant, and salt to taste and cook for approx. 1 min. more. Transfer to serving plate and enjoy!
  • 30 ground pork
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 2 tsp starch
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • salt
  • pepper

Coat wok in a little oil and set over medium-high heat. Add the the peppers, green onion, ginger, garlic, ground pork, soy sauce, starch, and water to the wok and stir to combine. Fry until fragrant, then add sugar, pepper, fried eggplant, and salt to taste and cook for approx. 1 min. more. Transfer to serving plate and enjoy!