Spicey Asian Eggplant Recipe

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


Submitted by barbiefromquar

Makes 6 servings



Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Eggplant and ground chicken are stir-fried with chile paste paste and other seasonings in this spicy Szechuan recipe.

Recipe Ingredients for Spicey Asian Eggplant

4 oz Chicken, ground, raw
0.17 tbsp Corn Starch
0.25 cup Soup, chicken broth, canned, less/reduced sodium
1 serving Soy Dark Thick Sauce
1 serving Light Soy Sauce
0.33 tbsp Vinegar Balsamic
1 serving Pure Cane Sugar
0.67 tbsp Corn Starch
4 average eggplant Chinese Eggplant
1 clove Garlic
60 grams Pure Peanut Oil
15 grams Chili Beans - Tomato Sauce
0.5 tsp Roasted Red Chili Paste
1 1tsp Oil, Sesame

Recipe Directions for Spicey Asian Eggplant

  1. Combine the ground chicken with the salt, pepper, and cornstarch. Marinate the for 15 minutes.

  2. While the chicken is marinating, prepare the remaining ingredients. In a small bowl, combine the chicken broth, dark and light soy sauce, vinegar, and sugar. Whisk in the cornstarch.

  3. Cut the eggplant into 1-inch squares. Mince the garlic.

  4. Heat the wok over medium-high to high heat. Add 2 tablespoons of oil. When the oil is hot, add the eggplant. Stir-fry the eggplant until it is softened (about 5 minutes). Remove and drain on paper towels.

  5. Add 2 tablespoons oil to the wok. When the oil is hot, add the garlic and bean sauce. Stir-fry until aromatic. Add the ground chicken. Stir-fry until it changes color, using cooking chopsticks or a wooden spoon to separate the individual pieces.

  6. Push the chicken up to the sides of the wok. Add the sauce in the middle and bring to a boil, stirring quickly to thicken. Add the eggplant slices and the chile paste. Cook for a few more minutes and stir in the sesame oil. Serve hot.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 345.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
221
Calories from Fat
112
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.5g
19%
Saturated Fat
2.4g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
16mg
5%
Sodium
281mg
12%
Potassium
109mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
20.2g
7%
Dietary Fiber
6.8g
27%
Sugars
11.5g
Protein
7.1g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 0% Iron 8%
* 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
92% confidence
C
  Good points
  • High in dietary fiber
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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