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Garlic Eggplant

Stir-fries are the best way to get in your veggies when a salad just won't do during the cold winter months! The key to a great stir-fry is high heat and flavorful sauce, and this garlic eggplant recipe has both - soft, creamy eggplants are stir-fried quickly in a sweet and tangy sauce filled with powerful aromatics that is bound to make you say yum. 

20 Minutes
10 Ingredients
Spice Level
Japanese Eggplant (2 lb)
Japanese Eggplant (2 lb) Check Your ZIP to shop
~2 lb $6.49
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Garlic (5 count)
Garlic (5 count) Check Your ZIP to shop
~10 oz $4.79
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San J Organic Tamari Soy Sauce
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10 fl oz $4.99
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Organic Green Onion (Scallion) (1 bunch)
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~3.8 oz $1.89
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Organic Fresh Ginger (0.5 lb)
Organic Fresh Ginger (0.5 lb) Check Your ZIP to shop
~0.5 lb $3.19
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Kadoya Pure Sesame Oil (11 fl oz)
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11 fl oz $6.59
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Pagoda Shao Xing Cooking Wine
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21.6 fl oz $4.99
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Pagoda Chia Fan (Jia Fan) Cooking Wine
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25.4 fl oz $4.99
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Recipe for Garlic Eggplant

Ingredients

For 3 servings

  • 1 lb Japanese eggplant
  • 1/2 lb ground pork
  • 1 tbsp shaoxing cooking wine
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp minced ginger
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce or tamari
  • 2 tbsp white sugar
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 4 tbsp water
  • 1 scallion, sliced
  • Steamed white rice for serving

Step by step

step 1

Fry eggplant in cooking oil until browned. Place to the side.

step 2

In the same pan, add pork, garlic, and ginger until fragrant.

step 3

Add in shaoxing wine, soy sauce, sesame oil, and sugar. Mix together.

step 4

Add in eggplant and combine with sauce.

step 5

Add cornstarch slurry and cook until thickened.

step 6

Serve over rice. Garnish with scallions and enjoy!