Stir-fried Eggplant and Green Beans

Stir-fried Eggplant and Green Beans as the name suggest is a stir fry of the two vegetables on a savoury spicy sauce made with soy sauce and chillies, a common Chinese home-style dish like the blanched Asian greens. It’s a very simple dish hence it can be prepared on a daily basis to accompany other Chinese meaty dishes, all you need is to quickly stir fry two of its main ingredients then season accordingly.

Stir-fried Eggplant and Green Beans
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Serves: 4
  • 250 g green beans, sliced into 2-inch sections
  • 2 pcs Asian eggplants or 1 Italian Eggplant, sliced into 2-inch strips
  • 1 tbsp ginger, julienned
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 pcs dried chillies, sliced
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • ground white pepper
  • salt
  • oil
  1. In a wok add ½ cup of oil, heat to its smoking point, add the green beans and cook until it is cooked and blisters appear. Remove from wok, place in a colander to drain excess oil.
  2. Drain wok leaving 2 tbsp of oil. Also in high heat, add the eggplants and stir fry until edges are light brown. Remove from wok, then set aside.
  3. Add one tablespoon of oil into the wok, sauté garlic, ginger and chillies until fragrant. Add the eggplants and green beans then the light soy sauce, oyster sauce, salt, and white pepper. Continue to cook for 2 more minutes then serve.



2 Responses

  1. Such a nice, easy dish that’s just loaded with flavor. Good stuff — thanks.

  2. A simple dish to prepare but I know the flavor must be super.

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