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Eggplant Crisps Recipe

Looking for an easy Eggplant Crisps recipe? Learn how to make Eggplant Crisps using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by picaress

Makes 6 servings



Sweet and salty paper-thin eggplant, fried crisp. Serves 6 as appetizer, 3 or 4 as side dish. Adapted from Gourmet Magazine, September 2006

Recipe Ingredients for Eggplant Crisps

6 tablespoons sugar, confectioners
6 tablespoons cornstarch
1 cup panko (Japanese bread crumbs)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 lb eggplant, thin Asian, trimmed

Recipe Directions for Eggplant Crisps

  1. Stir together confectioners sugar, cornstarch, panko, and salt in a wide shallow bowl. Cut eggplant crosswise into paper-thin rounds with slicer.

  2. Fill a deep 10- to 12-inch heavy skillet (preferably cast-iron) halfway with oil and heat over moderate heat until it registers 360F on thermometer.

  3. Dredge one fourth of slices in cornstarch mixture, tossing until thoroughly coated and lightly pressing to help coating adhere, then gently shake in sieve to remove excess.

  4. Fry coated slices in oil, turning and separating with a slotted spoon, until golden brown, 1 to 2 minutes.

  5. Transfer eggplant chips with a wire-mesh or slotted spoon to paper towels to drain, then season lightly with salt. Coat and fry remaining slices in 3 batches in same manner, returning oil to 360F between batches.

  6. Chips will crisp as they cool. Serve at room temperature.

Categories

Appetizers, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 76.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
159
Calories from Fat
9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.0g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
230mg
10%
Potassium
123mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
35.0g
12%
Dietary Fiber
2.1g
8%
Sugars
14.5g
Protein
2.8g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 4% Iron 5%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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