Mean Chef's Dry-Fried Chinese Eggplant (Aubergine) Nuggets

Recipe by Sarah
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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine aromatics.
  • Combine sauce ingredients.
  • Heat large heavy skillet.
  • Add 3 tbs.
  • oil and swirl to glaze pan.
  • Reduce heat to moderate.
  • Add aromatics, stir gently 20-30 seconds- do not brown.
  • Add eggplant, toss to combine.
  • Adjust heat so eggplant cooks without scorching.
  • Drizzle in more oil as needed to keep from sticking, but beware that eggplant will absorb oil.
  • Stir sauce and add to pan.
  • Toss well to combine.
  • Bring liquid to simmer, cover pan, and simmer until liquid is 90% absorbed, 2-3 minutes.
  • Serve hot, tepid, or cold.
  • Garnish with scallion rings.
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