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Eggplant with minced pork ~ 茄子炒肉碎


There are many ways to prepare eggplant and to me, the most fuss free method is to just cut it up, steam and then serve with some garlic oil and a dash of pepper.   But today, I want to share with you a more 'complicated' method whereby I pan seared them, mixed in some Korean bean paste, bits of pork and added in some dried chillies to make the dish slightly spicy.   This dish pairs well with rice or plain white porridge.












Recipe for Eggplant with minced pork ~  茄子炒肉碎

Ingredients

  • 2 eggplants, 450 gm, cut into bite size
  • 2 stalks of spring onions, cut into 2 inch lengths
  • 150 gm minced pork
  • 6 dried chillies, soaked to soften and cut
  • 4 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Shaoxing wine
  • 3 Tbsp oil
Sauce  (Combine altogether)
  • 1.1/2 Tbsp bean paste 
  • 1 Tbsp light soya sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp fish sauce
  • 2 tsp sugar
Method
  1. Heat up some oil in a wok, sear the eggplants till brown on all sides.
  2. Dish out and set aside.
  3. With the remaining oil in the wok, add in the garlic, minced pork, dried chillies, stir-fry.  Mix in the sauce, stir-fry.
  4. Toss in the eggplants, spring onions, mix well.  Fine tune to taste.
  5. Drizzle on the wine, dish out and serve hot with rice.






Comments

  1. Yum-yum, I say! It looks amazing. I will be coming over for dinner soon ..hehe ^.^

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  2. Cheah, This egg plant dish looks so delicious! Getting hungry now ~

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  3. I like eggplant. It doesn't matter how it is cooked, I enjoy them all.
    http://chingchailah.blogspot.com/

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  4. Homey and delicious! I need one more bowl of rice :-))

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    1. It's nice to pair it with a bowl of hot plain porridge!

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  5. Hi dear friend,
    We love brinjal dishes! This one looks superbly delicious! Will try it.
    Have a lovely weekend. :)

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    1. Yes, do give this a try and you enjoy your weekend too, Jacqueline!

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  6. Looks delicious! I love eggplants and could eat a bowl of rice with just this one dish, just like your photo! :)

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    1. Thank you, I was very pleased with the first picture!

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  7. Hi Cheah,
    I love eggplant too!
    Your way of cooking it, sound so flavorful!
    I can eat the whole plate by myself .haha!
    mui

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