Chinese-Style Braised Eggplant

OmniPork

Braised Eggplant With OmniPork

This braised eggplant recipe is the ultimate plant-based take on the classic Chinese dish. Perfect for your fakeaway treats!

Recipe provided by OmniPork.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes 
Serves: 2

Ingredients

1/2 pack OmniMeat

1 eggplant, sliced

1sp shallots, chopped

1tsp ginger, diced

Chinese celery, diced

205ml oil

100ml water

Marinade Sauce:

1.5 tsp light soy sauce

1.5 tsp vegan fish sauce

1/4 tsp salt

1 tsp sugar

1 tsp ginger juice

1/3 tsp sesame oil

Pinch ground white pepper

Seasonings:

2 tsp chilli bean sauce

Pinch sugar

 

Method

  1. Defrost OmniMeat, mix well with marinade sauce. 
  2. Heat the pan and add 200ml oil, then deep fry the eggplant over medium heat for about 1 minute, drain and set aside. 
  3. Heat the pan and add 1 tsp oil, then stir fry chopped shallots and ginger over medium heat until aromatic. Then, add OmniMeat and stir well. 
  4. Add chilli bean sauce and stir fry over high heat for 1 minute. 
  5. Add the eggplant and pour 100ml water into the pan, then cook for 3 minutes. 
  6. Add Chinese celery and season with sugar and done! 

If you liked this braised eggplant, check out our vegan sticky rice recipe. 

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