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Crisp Fried Eggplant

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Ingredients
  Eggplant 1⁄2 Medium
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg white 1
  Onion salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Seasoned dry bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vegetable oil 9 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Cut eggplant crosswise into 12 to 14 thin slices, about 1/8 inch thick. Set aside.
2. Preheat a 10-inch microwave browning skillet at 100% (HIGH) for 4 minutes.

MAKING
3 In a pie plate, beat together flour, milk, egg white and onion salt.
4 Place bread crumbs in a pie plate.
5 Dip eggplant slices in batter, then in bread crumbs; press crumbs in with fingers.
6 Place crumb-coated slices on a wire rack over waxed paper.
7 To preheated browning skillet, add 3 tablespoons oil.
8 Quickly add 4 to 5 eggplant slices in a single layer.
9 Microwave, uncovered, at 100% (HIGH) for 1 minute.
10 Turn slices; microwave at 100% (HIGH) for 30 seconds or until tender.
11 Keep warm in a 200 degrees farenheit (95 C) oven while preparing remaining slices.
12 Wipe out browning skillet with paper towels, being careful not to touch hot skillet.
13 Preheat browning skillet at 100% (HIGH) for 3 minutes.
14 Add 3 tablespoons oil.
15 Quickly add 4 to 5 more crumb-coated slices; microwave as before.
16 Repeat with remaining slices and oil, wiping out and preheating browning skillet as before.

SERVING
17 Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Eggplant
Interest: 
Everyday
Servings: 
6

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