Cajun Fried Eggplant

Karah Robinson

By
@KarahDanielle

If you love cajun/creole cooking and are vegetarian, this dish is for you!


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Serves:

2-4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

1
eggplant
1 box
of panko bread crumbs
2-3
eggs
cajun seasoning
cooking oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Slice the egg plant. Make sure each slice is about at least 1 inch thick.
2
Add 2 tabelspoons of oil into a pan and sautee until the eggplant slices are lightly brown.
3
In one bowl crack 2-3 eggs and mix until the yolks are blended. In a seperate bowl, fill it with panko bread crumbs and sprinkle in cajun seasoning (how much cajun seasoning you add is up to you and how much spice you can handle).
4
Take one egglplant slice and submerge it in the eggs yolks until both sides are covered, then take the slice and put it in the panko/cajun bowl. Press each side of the yolk covered eggplant with a fork until both sides are sufficiently covered in bread crumbs.
5
In a pan (2-3 inches deep) and fill with cooking oil until the entire surface of the pan is covered in oil. Turn stove on to medium-high heat.
6
Place breaded eggplant slices in the pan and fry both sides until brown. Serve warm (tartar sauce goes really good with this dish, use it as a dipping sauce)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy