Braised Chili Eggplant

Braised Chili Eggplant

Braised Chili Eggplant

Celebrate 2018 Chinese New Year with a festive dinner party! Recipe serves 4.

Braised Chili Eggplant


4 cups unpeeled eggplant, cubed
1 tbsp. ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
¼ cup vinegar
2 tbsp. soy sauce
2 tbsp. sesame oil
2 tsp. sugar
2 jalapeño or other chilies, thinly sliced or ½
tsp. dried chili flakes (optional)
4 green onions, thinly sliced
¼ cup cilantro leaves (optional)


Combine the eggplant with ginger, vinegar, soy sauce, sesame oil and sugar, and cook in a covered saucepan on high for 4-6 minutes or until eggplant is tender. (May also be cooked in a microwave.) Transfer to serving dish and top with the chilies, green onions, and cilantro.

By Lori Ross, Southern Boating February 2018

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