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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.Β 

20 Minutes
10 Ingredients
Spice Level
Garlic Eggplant

Recipe for Garlic Eggplant


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!