Yield
Serves 6
Prep Time
20mins
Cook Time
5mins
Difficulty Level
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Looking for more creative ways to enjoy eggplant? Try the vegan Szechuan-style chilli eggplant, which tosses stir-fried eggplant in mouth-watering and delicious Szechuan-inspired dressing.

Ingredients

  • Vegetable oil, for shallow frying
  • 1 medium eggplant, quartered lengthways, cut into 1 cm slices
  • 1 fresh long red chilli, thinly sliced

DRESSING

  • 1 tbsp Chinese black vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp peanut oil
  • 2 tsps chilli bean sauce
01.

Heat oil in a large frying pan over high heat. Cook eggplant, in batches, for 5-6 mins or until golden brown. Drain on paper towel.

02.
Make dressing by combining all ingredients in a small bowl.
03.

Place eggplant on a serving plate. Pour over dressing and top with chilli.

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