Thai Charred Eggplant Recipe

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


Submitted by mhelarn

Makes 4 servings



courtesy http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Thai-Charred-Eggplant-with-Tofu/Detail.aspx Very similar to a recipe served at the Thai Pikul restaurant

Recipe Ingredients for Thai Charred Eggplant

5 small eggplant
3 green chili pepper
4 cloves garlic, peeled
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1 small onion, quartered
3 teaspoons light brown sugar
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
8 ounces tofu, diced
1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped

Recipe Directions for Thai Charred Eggplant

  1. 1. Preheat the grill for high heat.

  2. 2. Oil the grill grate, and cook the eggplants on all sides until charred and black, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat, and place on a rack to cool. Peel, slice diagonally, and set aside.

  3. 3. In a food processor or blender, combine the chile peppers, garlic, cilantro, onion, sugar, and lime juice. Process until smooth.

  4. 4. Heat oil in a large skillet over high heat, and add the chile mixture. Reduce heat to medium, and cook for 1 minute. Gently stir in the tofu, 1/4 cup of basil, and the eggplant. Cook until heated through. Remove to a serving dish, and garnish with the remaining basil.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 666.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
231
Calories from Fat
62
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.9g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.3g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
21mg
1%
Potassium
1467mg
42%
Total Carbohydrates
39.4g
13%
Dietary Fiber
20.5g
82%
Sugars
17.0g
Protein
10.9g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 18% Iron 14%
* 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
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in potassium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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