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Done in 15 Minutes! Crunchy Pork and Eggplant with Sweet-Salty Sauce

Done in 15 Minutes! Crunchy Pork and Eggplant with Sweet-Salty Sauce

Easy, filling, and voluminous.

Ingredients: 2 to 3 servings

Thinly sliced pork offcuts
about 200 g
Eggplants
2 small
Red and green bell peppers
1/2 each
Salt
to taste
Katakuriko
about 4 tablespoons
Oil for frying
1 tablespoon plus
Sweet-salty-sour sauce:
Soy sauce
2 tablespoons
Mirin
2 tablespoons
Katakuriko
1 teaspoon dissolved in 1/2 cup (100 ml) of water
Sugar
1 teaspoon
Vinegar
1 teaspoon

Steps

1. Slice the eggplant into thin rounds, and the peppers into matchsticks. Salt the eggplant and pork, and dust with katakuriko.
2. Heat oil in a pan and pan fry the eggplant and pork on both sides until crispy-crunchy on the surface.
3. Take the pork and eggplant out of the pan and spread on a plate. Quickly stir fry the bell peppers. Turn off the heat, add the sauce and mix to cook in residual heat.
4. Pour the sauce and peppers over the eggplant and pork and serve.

Story Behind this Recipe

I didn't have a lot of ingredients on hand, so I just pan fried what I had until crispy-crunchy and added some other things to make the dish look more voluminous (and to fool everyone). The crispy texture combined with the sauce is terrific!