Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant | How to make Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant

By Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan  |  17th Nov 2016  |  
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  • Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant, How to make Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant
Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplantby Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    10

    mins
  • Serves

    2

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About Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant Recipe

This is a very popular dish in Chinese cuisine. This hot and sour eggplant is an easy and delicious dish with very few ingredients that are already available in your pantry. The Chinese eggplant has thinner skins and few seeds, but I have substituted it with the small purple Indian brinjals.

Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant in your kitchen. This recipe requires 10 minutes for preparation and 10 minutes to cook. The Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant by Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant at home without any difficulty. Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant this weekend. Share your Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan for inputs. In case you have any queries for Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Muthulakshmi Madhavakrishnan. You can also rate the Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant and give feedback.

Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant

Ingredients to make Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant

  • 4 medium sized purple eggplant
  • 6 to 8 garlic cloves mashed
  • 1 tbsp chopped scallions
  • 1 fresh red chilli
  • 1 tbsp corn flour
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • 3 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp white sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp chopped spring onions
  • salt to taste

How to make Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant

  1. Wash and cut the eggplants into small wedges and put them in salted water for 10 minutes.
  2. In a bowl mix in the soy sauce, white vinegar, sugar and corn flour.
  3. Take a pan and dry roast the white sesame seeds and keep it aside for garnishing.
  4. In the same pan add oil to heat. When you see a little smoke coming from the pan, add in the eggplant pieces. Roast it for a minute and slowly flip over each piece. Repeat this process for all the wedges.
  5. Then remove the eggplant from the pan and spread it in a plate.
  6. In the same pan, add some more oil to heat, then add in the chopped scallions, mashed garlic and red chilli. Stir fry for a minute until it's fragrant.
  7. Now add in the soy sauce mixture to the pan and stir it continuously until the sauce has thickened. Add in the required salt, pepper powder and the roasted eggplant to the pan. Toss them quickly in a high flame and transfer it to the serving plate.
  8. Garnish it with roasted white sesame seeds and chopped green onions on the top. Serve it immediately.

Reviews for Chinese Hot and Sour Eggplant (1)

Shalini Dubey2 years ago

looks lovely!
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