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Fried Eggplant

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This fried eggplant recipe is made with a hint of cheese to it. Fried with a flour coating, the fried eggplants are sprinkled with paprika and cheese for a rich and savory taste.
  Eggplant 1
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cooking oil 1 Tablespoon
  Paprika To Taste
  Grated parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Peel eggplant; cut into 1/4 inch slices.
Spread out on board or platter; sprinkle with salt.
Let sit 30 minutes to remove bitterness.
Place in bowl; cover with cold water.
Soak 10 minutes.
Drain; pat dry.
Place flour in shallow bowl; stir in enough water to make consistency of light cream.
Immerse each eggplant slice in batter; fry in 375 °F oil until golden brown on each side.
Season with salt and pepper.
Sprinkle liberally with paprika and cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 399 Calories from Fat 180

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g31.4%

Saturated Fat 4.9 g24.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 13.2 mg4.4%

Sodium 633.7 mg26.4%

Total Carbohydrates 45 g15.1%

Dietary Fiber 13.1 g52.6%

Sugars 8.6 g

Protein 13 g25.4%

Vitamin A 13.8% Vitamin C 14%

Calcium 20.5% Iron 14.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fried Eggplant Recipe