EGGPLANT (BRINJALS) WITH SAKE AND SOY SAUCE

 

  • Cooking Time: 10
  • Servings: 2
  • Preparation Time:

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sake
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 6-8 Asian eggplants, cut into coin size pieces
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1-2 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
  • 1-2 tbsp chopped cilantro or parsley

Directions

  • Whisk together the first 4 ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside.
  • Heat deep skillet or wok over medium heat, add oil and swirl it around the skillet or wok. Saute the eggplant until nearly tender about 5-6 minutes. Cover and cook for a couple more minutes until very tender.
  • Pour the sake mixture over eggplants. Stir to coat for about a minute or until sauce thickens and bubbly. Remove from heat.
  • Serve over a bed of noodles or rice, sprinkle with green onions, cilantro and sesame seeds. Enjoy!

Notes

This recipe makes enough for 2 entree servings. Use long narrow Asian eggplants (brinjals).

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