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Garlic Eggplant

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  Pork 1⁄2 Pound, ground
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Eggplant 1 1⁄2 Pound, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch squares
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Sherry 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Oyster sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Sesame oil 2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Peanut oil 3 Tablespoon
  Fresh garlic 10 Clove (50 gm), minced
  Chili paste with garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon

1) In a small bowl,mix pork with 1 tablespoon soy sauce and set aside.
2) In another bowl,mix together eggplant and onion.
3) In small bowl,mix sherry, oyster sauce, remaining soy sauce, sesame oil and sugar and put aside.

4) In a wok or electric skillet,heat until hot, pour in peanut oil and add crushed garlic, chili paste and ginger.
5) Cook for a few seconds, mixing all the while.
6) Now add pork mixture and stir fry, mixing all the while till the pork changes colour to pink .
7) Add eggplant and onion mixture.
8) Mix in sauce, adding more sherry if required for liquid to be about halfway up mixture in wok.
9) Cover with lid and cook on high heat for about 7 minutes.
10) If sauce evaporates before eggplant is soft, add more sherry as required.
11) When eggplant is soft enough, remove the cover and cook until most of remaining sauce has reduced.

12) Reheat when ready to serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Stir Fried
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 313 Calories from Fat 146

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g25.3%

Saturated Fat 2.9 g14.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 37.4 mg12.5%

Sodium 845.4 mg35.2%

Total Carbohydrates 27 g8.9%

Dietary Fiber 7.5 g29.9%

Sugars 9.5 g

Protein 16 g32.6%

Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 22.4%

Calcium 6.4% Iron 8.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Garlic Eggplant Recipe