Japanese sauteed eggplant

By nava-knava-k
(3.57/5 - 7 votes)

The soft eggplant pieces, coated in thick dry sauce and crunchy sesame seeds were powerfully irresistible.

  • Japanese Sauteed Eggplant
  • Japanese Sauteed Eggplant, Photo 2
Recipe type: Starter
Number of serving: 4 servings
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Cook time: 15 minutes
Ready in: 45 minutes
Difficulty: Easy


1 small yellow capsicum - remove seeds and sliced into medium size pieces
2 medium size eggplants - peel 4 lengthwise strips of skin from eggplants in alternating
strips and discared. Next slice eggplants into 1 inch rounds.
4 tbsp oil
1-2 tbsp roasted white sesame seeds
Spring onions for garnishing

For the sauce
1-2 tbsp chili sauce
1 tbsp Japanese soya sauce
1-2 tbsp sugar
1-2 red chilies - thinly sliced
Salt for taste (only if needed because soya sauce is already salty)


Place eggplants and capsicum in a bowl of cold water for 10 minutes.

Drain and pat dry.

Heat oil and when heated, add eggplants and capsicum.

Stir fry for 5 minutes or until tender.

Add chili sauce, chilies, soya sauce, sugar and if needed, salt for taste.

Stir fry for 1 minute.

Off heat and sprinkle sesame seeds.

Garnish with spring onions before serving.

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3 / 5
Posted the 09/01/2013, 05:35

This is a good dish since I love spicy foods and eggplants as well.. I will cook this on Friday. I know that even my room mates will love this dish..

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4 / 5
Posted the 09/01/2013, 15:47

Unusual dish to be welcomed on the menu

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