Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Vegetables)

Stir Fried Eggplant in Hot Bean Paste Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4-6


1/2 tablespoon

1 teaspoon

1 tablespoon

2 tablespoons

1/2 tablespoon

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1/2 cup

1/2 tablespoon

6 tablespoons

1 tablespoon


Chopped ginger

Chopped garlic

Hot bean paste

Soy sauce

Brown vinegar



Soup stock

Sesame oil


Chopped green onion

Method :
  • Choose firm purple eggplant, remove stalk and without peeling, cut into thumb size pieces.

  • Heat oil in frying pan until very hot. Put eggplant in, turn heat to low, stir fry until it's soft for about 3 minutes. Then press eggplant, to squeeze out the excess oil. Remove eggplant from pan and set aside.

  • Into the frying pan, add chopped garlic, ginger and hot bean paste, stir for a few seconds. Add soy sauce, sugar, salt and soup stock and bring to a boil. Add eggplant, cook about 1 minute until sauce is gone.

  • Add vinegar and sesame oil. Stir until heated through.

  • Sprinkle with chopped green onion. Mix carefully and serve.

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