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

Get the recipe

Grilled Sheet Pan Paella 00:48

A grill and a sheet pan are all you need to whip up paella for a crowd.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Eggplant Parmigiana

Spicy Swiss Chard and Artichoke Dip

Recipe courtesy of Guy Fieri

Spicy Sausage Bites

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Spicy Cauliflower Stir-Fry

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Bucatini All'Amatriciana with Spicy Smoked Mozzarella Meatballs

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Spicy Eggplant

Recipe courtesy of Martin Yan

Hot and Spicy Eggplant Patties

Recipe courtesy of Eleanora Scarpetta

Spicy Hoisin Glazed Eggplant

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Grilled Lavash Pizza with Spicy Hummus, Grilled Eggplant, Feta, Red Chile Oil, and Mint

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          Get Cooking

          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.