Garlic-Infused Wok-Fried Eggplant

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Garlic-Infused Wok-Fried Eggplant is a flavorful and aromatic dish that brings out the natural richness of eggplant combined with the bold essence of garlic. The eggplant is wok-fried to perfection, creating a tender interior with a crisp exterior. The garlic sauce adds a savory depth, making this dish a delectable addition to your dining experience.

For the Wok-Fried Eggplant:

  • 3 large eggplants, sliced into bite-sized pieces
  • Salt, to taste
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Sesame seeds, for garnish
  • Chopped green onions, for garnish

For the Garlic Sauce:

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch, dissolved in
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil


    1. Sprinkle salt on the eggplant pieces and let them sit for 10 minutes. This helps draw out excess moisture.
    2. Pat the eggplant pieces dry with paper towels.
    3. Heat 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a wok over medium-high heat.
    4. Add the eggplant pieces to the wok and stir-fry until they are golden brown and cooked through. Remove and set aside.
    5. In the same wok, add 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil.
    6. Add minced garlic to the wok and stir-fry until aromatic.
    7. Combine soy sauce, oyster sauce, rice vinegar, sugar, and the dissolved cornstarch in water to create the garlic sauce.
    8. Pour the garlic sauce into the wok with the garlic and bring it to a simmer.
    9. Add the wok-fried eggplant back into the wok, tossing until the pieces are coated evenly in the garlic sauce.
    10. Drizzle sesame oil over the dish and toss once more. Garnish with sesame seeds and chopped green onions.
    11. Serve immediately over steamed rice for a delightful and aromatic wok-fried eggplant experience.

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