Recipe courtesy of Martin Yan
Episode: Eggplant
Save Recipe Print
Spicy Eggplant
Total:
35 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
35 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Sauce:

Directions

Combine sauce ingredients in a small bowl; mix well.

With a vegetable peeler, remove 1-inch strips of the eggplant skin, leaving a 1-inch strip of skin in between. Cut the eggplant into fourths lengthwise, then cut each section crosswise into 3-inch pieces.

Pour enough oil into a 2-quart saucepan to fill 3 inches. Heat over medium heat to 350 degrees F. Deep-fry the eggplant batches until golden brown, about 3 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain well on paper towels.

Place wok over a high heat until hot. Add 1 tablespoon of deep-frying oil and swirl to coat the sides. Add the garlic, ginger, dried chiles and green onion; cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add ground meat and cook, breaking up pieces with back of a spoon, until brown and crumbly. Add the sauce and bring to a simmer. Add the cooked eggplant and stir to coat. Scoop onto a warm serving platter. Serve, garnished with cilantro or green onions.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Almost One-Pan Skillet Lasagna 02:21

Bev gets her kids involved in making this perfect weeknight dinner.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Sweet and Spicy Short Ribs

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Spicy Quinoa with Sweet Potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Spicy Pork Stirfry

Recipe courtesy of Mary Sue Milliken|Susan Feniger

Curry Pork Burgers with Spicy Ketchup

Recipe courtesy of Sunny Anderson

Spicy Cauliflower Stir-Fry

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Spicy Chicken Tenders with Honey-Mustard

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Thai Chicken Wrap with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

White Lasagna with Spicy Turkey Sausage and 'Shrooms

Recipe courtesy of Guy Fieri

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.