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shoestring eggplant

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Pat Duran
Las Vegas, NV

These are so easy- and the cracker crumbs make them extra crunchy. Delicious!

(1 rating)
yield 8 servings
prep time 30 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For shoestring eggplant

  • 1 sm
    eggplant (normal small, not the mini)
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 lg
    beaten egg
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    finely crushed cheez-its crackers, regular of spicy
  • vegetable oil for frying

How To Make shoestring eggplant

  • 1
    Peel eggplant and slice 1/2 inch thick. Cut slices in 1/2-inch strips. Soak in salted ice water for 30 minutes; dry with paper towels. Roll in cornstarch, dip in egg mixed with water; then roll in cracker crumbs. Shallow fry in hot oil to brown about 40 seconds. Drain on paper towels. Sprinkle with salt , cinnamon sugar or drizzle with honey, if desired