Beef with Eggplant

1
Marsha Gardner

By
@mrdick1950

This is my husband's favorite Chinese dish. Our good friend who owns a couple of Chinese Restaurants in Tuscaloosa, AL gave this recipe to us. They use it at the restaurant.

I hope you will try it and enjoy it as much as we do.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb
    flank steak, slice thin and cut into 2-inch squares
  • 2 lb
    chinese or japanese eggplant
  • 1
    piece of fresh ginger
  • 5 clove
    garlic, sliced thin
  • 4 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 4 Tbsp
    oyster sauce
  • 4 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    white vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp
    sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp
    ketchup
  • 2 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1
    egg white
  • 1 c
    chicken broth, unsalted

How to Make Beef with Eggplant

Step-by-Step

  1. Slice beef and mix with egg white and cornstarch; let sit while preparing eggplant, ginger and garlic. Slice eggplant into 2 inch diagonal slices and then deep fry for 2-3 minutes, remove and drain.
  2. Add additional oil and cook ginger, garlic and red pepper flakes. Add 1 cup chicken stock, salt, soy sauce, beef, eggplant and ketchup and cook for a few minutes to blend.
  3. Add sugar, vinegar and cornstarch and cook until thickened. At the last add the sesame oil and serve over hot rice.

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About Beef with Eggplant

Course/Dish: Beef
Regional Style: Asian



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