• Prep Time:
  • Cooking Time:
  • Serves: 4 servings

Fish-Fragrant Aubergine

  • Recipe Submitted by on

Category: Greens

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lg Aubergine or 2 small ones
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 2 Red chillies; dried
  • Sunflower or vegetable oil
  • -for deep
  • ; frying
  • 3 Spring onions; sliced
  • 2 Cloves garlic; peeled and
  • -finely
  • ; chopped
  • 1 3 cm piece fresh ginger;
  • -peeled and finely
  • ; chopped
  • 1 tb Soy sauce
  • 1 ts Sugar
  • 1 lg Pinch of freshly ground
  • -Sichuan or black
  • ; pepper
  • 1 tb Rice vinegar or white wine
  • -vinegar
  • 1 ts Sesame oil


Cut the aubergine into slices about 2.5cm thick. Cut each slice into
diamond shaped chunks. Spread out in a colander and sprinkle with a
teaspoon of salt. Leave to drain for 30 minutes. Rinse under the cold tap,
drain and pat dry on kitchen paper. Soak the chillies in warm water for 15
minutes, then cut each one into 3 pieces, discarding the seeds.

Heat enough oil in a wok to deep fry the aubergine chunks. When it's just
smoking add the aubergine and deep fry for 3-4 minutes until golden brown.
Scoop out and drain on kitchen paper. Pour off all but 1 tablespoon of the
oil. Re-heat and add the chilli, spring onions, garlic and ginger. Stir fry
for 30 seconds. Add the aubergine and toss. Now add all the remaining
ingredients except the sesame oil. Stir fry for a further 1-2 minutes. Stir
in the sesame oil and serve.

 Share this Recipe

Recipes by Course

Recipes by Main Ingredient

Recipes by Cuisine

Recipes by Preparation

Recipes by Occasion

Recipes by Dietary

Sign Up and Create a Cookbook Today!

Please Sign in to your Account or Sign up if you are new user.

Who loves our Healthy Recipes?