Eggplant with Dried Shrimp
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Recipe type: Sides
Cuisine: Chinese
Serves: 2-3
  • 1 large eggplant, wedged
  • 3-4 Tbsp dried shrimp/small palmful, soaked
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp chicken powder or salt
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced on diagonal
  • 1-2 red chilli, thinly sliced on diagonal
  1. Lightly fry eggplant in 6 Tbsp oil till slightly browned and softened. Drain on paper towels and set aside.
  2. Leave 1 Tbsp oil in the wok or pan. Stir-fry garlic till fragrant. Add drained shrimp and stir-fry till fragrant.
  3. Mix dark soy sauce, sesame oil, sugar and chicken powder in ¼ cup of water.
  4. Add the eggplant and mixed sauce into the wok. Stir and simmer till liquid is halved
  5. Garnish with green onions and chilli.
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