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Garlic Eggplant

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Ingredients
  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
Directions

GETTING READY
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.

MAKING
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.

SERVING
12) Reheat when ready to serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Stir Fried
Ingredient: 
Eggplant
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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