Italian Marinated Eggplant (Aubergine)

Recipe by ChefRed
READY IN: 13mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Peel eggplant.
  • Cut the eggplants into thin long strips, like french fries.
  • Place in a colander, sprinkle with the salt, and set a plate and a weight on top. Set the colander in a large bowl and set aside for at least 2 hours.
  • Squeeze as much water as you can from eggplant.
  • Place water and vinegar to boil.
  • Place eggplant in boiling water for 3 minutes only. Don't over cook or will be mushy.
  • Drain in colander, set a plate and a weight on top. Set colander in a large bowl and set aside for at least 4 hours I do overnight.
  • Squeeze any remaining liquid you can out of eggplant. Put eggplant in glass jar with fresh garlic cloves , fresh cut into big chunks hot peppers, fresh mint and good drizzle of olive oil. Shake up and refrigerate. Makes 1 quart. Enjoy!