Yang Chow Eggplant In Hot Spicy Garlic Sauce
Amount Measure Ingredient Preparation Method
1 pound Japanese eggplant peeled
cut into 3x1-inch pieces
1/4 teaspoon Minced ginger root
1/4 teaspoon Minced garlic
1/3 pound Ground pork or chicken
1/2 cup Shredded bamboo shoots
2 tablespoons Cooking wine
1/3 cup Chicken broth
2 tablespoons Soy sauce
2 teaspoons Sugar
1 teaspoon Vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoons Cornstarch
3 teaspoons Water
1 teaspoon Minced green onions
5 Drops sesame oil
Heat about 1/2 cup vegetable oil in skillet.
Add eggplant pieces. Fry 2 to 3 minutes until golden.
Remove from pan and drain on paper towels.
Combine 1 teaspoon vegetable oil, ginger and garlic in wok. Heat until hot.
Add pork, bamboo shoots, cooking wine, broth, soy sauce, sugar, vinegar and chile oil to taste. Cook and stir until sauce begins to boil.
Add eggplant and toss to coat well. Bring to boil and cook 30 seconds longer.
Mix cornstarch with water to make paste.
Stir into sauce mixture and cook 30 seconds. Turn heat off.
Add green onions and sesame oil.