Chinese style braised eggplants with garlic sauce--蒜香茄子
Eggplant, Garlic Sauce
Calories: 213 kcal
long tender Asian eggplants
of salt for salty water
cooking oil + 1/2 tbsp. if needed
,cut into small pieces
light soy sauce
salt or to taste
Cut the eggplants into one bite size. Throw them in a large pot with water, add pinch of salt and marinate with a weight for 10 minutes. Transfer out and drain slightly (do not over dry, just pick the eggplants up).
At the mean time, heat up wok and 3 tablespoons of oil. Add the eggplants in wok and fry over middle fire. Stir from time to time but do not move the eggplants frequently. When they are softened, transfer the eggplants out and keep some oil for frying the garlic.
If there is no oil left, add around 1/2 tablespoon of oil. Add garlic in, heat over slow fire until aromatic.Add garlic in, heat over slow fire until aromatic.
Add green peppers and return the eggplants, add light soy sauce and sugar. And sprinkle salt at the last.
Chinese Eggplants with Garlic Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g
Saturated Fat 1g
Total Carbohydrates 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.