I rather run five miles. If you can find Chinese bean paste – add 1 tablespoon to the stir-fry and cut the soy sauce to just 1 teaspoon. Cut in similar sized strips. Pat dry without rinsing. If you can’t find Chinese or Japanese eggplants, just use globe eggplant! Subscribe for the latest updates on new recipes, and get started with our family's Top 25 Recipe eBook! Im from California and live in KL now. Was out of proper ‘stinky fish’ so substituted bacalao. I made this for the first time. I will check out your quilting site too since I quilt also. Besides I love eggplants. Looks like a simple, easy stir-fry that yields just enough yum. ?…those cook faster than large bulbous eggplant, that we commonly have in American grocery stores!! Sounds delicious. Delicious! (I was always amazed at the huge sizes of some veggies and fruits over there!). To choose a fresh eggplant, always look for the “leaves” where the stem joins the plant. The most common way of cooking eggplants in China includes Chinese spicy eggplant salad, eggplants with green beans, Chinese Yu Xiang eggplants and DiSanxian (three treasure of the earth) Remove the ends of Asian eggplants and then cut into small cubes (for the best flavor, try to cut each cubes with some skin). Eggplants are one of my favorite vegetables! This is one of my favorite recipes! If you see a good deal of bubbles forming around the chopstick, the oil is ready for frying. Add 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 tablespoon vinegar, 2 tablespoons sugar, a little salt, a little pepper, a little light soy sauce, and cornstarch. Nothing beats the taste of freshly picked eggplant, savored as fish by vegetarians in India. It rocks! Start by making the filling for the your dim sum style Chinese stuffed eggplant. Also, the video is so very helpful. Ah, thanks for that tidbit of info Teddy! Turn on medium to small fire, then pour 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil to pan … It smalled like restaurant take out food. On a separate note about the eggplant, the best eggplant to use for this dish would be Chinese eggplant, which are longer, thinner, and a lighter purple than normal eggplant. Thank you for this great recipe !! But you can feel free to use whatever eggplant you can get your hands on. Because of the cornstarch used to coat the eggplant, the liquid should thicken into a sauce. I tried it this morning and it was good. Have an upcoming trip to Guangzhou planned and hope to eat everything I possibly can, and thanks to you guys I know what I want to try! Spicy Eggplant & Capsicum Curry is an Indo-Chinese Fusion Recipe, a twist to Chinese Spicy Eggplant curry. I made mine over rice and it was a great simple dinner. Jul 8, 2017 - Cantonese eggplant casserole is not just another ho-hum eggplant dish. Am fascinated by the garlic utensil you use. Delicious. Add the ginger, garlic and the white parts of the scallions. He said he deep fries the eggplant. The best measure is by weight. I have lots of chiles/peppers but no spring onions now, so will substitute chives. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Add the eggplant pieces to a large zip top bag and toss with 2 tablespoons cornstarch until evenly coated. Various online calculators also provide different results, depending on their sources. Trust me when I tell you that this eggplant casserole dish has amazing depth of flavor, and the secret ingredient is Cantonese salted fish. This is one of my favorite dishes and it tastes amazing, I have never made it at home but will try now with this recipe. In a wok or saucepan over high heat, add 1 tablespoon of the cooking oil and swirl to coat wok. Thanks, great recipe! So your recipe is new to me and I must say it is delicious. For one thing, eggplants takes a lot longer than five minutes to cook – if they are not soft, their flavor is not completely brought out. Turn up the heat to high and mix everything together. In a big bowl, add 1/2 of egg white, a pinch of salt, a pinch of pepper, a pinch of sugar, 1 teaspoon of cornstarch and 1 tablespoon of water, 1 tablespoon of oil, and mix. I loved this recipe. The comments on the globe eggplant, though, are old wives tales. Thank you so much. We enjoyed it very much and I look forward to making it in correct proportions. ©2020 STEAMY KITCHEN RECIPES GIVEAWAYS. Serve this classic Cantonese eggplant casserole dish with lots of steamed rice! I plan on trying it tonight. TheWoksofLife.com is written and produced for informational purposes only. Turn up the heat to high and mix everything together. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.