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Spicy Stir-Fried Eggplant

Spicy Stir-Fried Eggplant

This is a dish you can quickly prepare in a frying pan.
A large amount of red hot pepper stimulates my appetite.

Ingredients: 2 to 3 servings

Eggplant
3
※ Japanese soup stock
100 ml
※ Soy sauce
4 to 5 tablespoons
※ Mirin
3 to 4 tablespoons
※ Chopped red chili pepper
about 1 teaspoon
Vegetable oil
2 to 3 tablespoons
Finely sliced green onion
a small amount

Steps

1. Cut the eggplant lengthwise, make a diagonal cut in each skin, and do the same from opposite side. Then, cut them about 5 cm thick.
2. Soak the eggplants from Step 1 in water for about 5 minutes to remove harshness. The eggplants tend to float, so put a plate on the top to fully soak the eggplant.
3. Mix the ※ ingredients well. Drain the eggplants from Step 2 thoroughly.
4. Heat a frying pan with oil, first cook the skin side of eggplants from Step 2 for about 3 minutes.
5. Turn them around and add the ※ seasonings.
6. Put the lid on and cook for about 10 minutes. Serve on a tray and sprinkle the finely chopped green onion.

Story Behind this Recipe

I was too lazy to deep-fry the eggplants, so I just stir-fried them in a frying pan.