Oriental Braised Eggplant (Aubergine) Recipe

Posted by
Rate It!
Oriental Braised Eggplant (Aubergine)
Add your photo!



  1. Trim the ends of the eggplant and cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch thick slices.
  2. Arrange eggplant slices on a cookie sheet lined with paper towels and sprinkle both sides with salt.
  3. Let them sit 1 hour, then pat them dry and cut into 1 1/2-inch-long pieces.
  4. Heat a large flame-proof casserole or Dutch oven and add the oil and heat until hot.
  5. Add the chile paste and stir-fry for 5 seconds over high heat, then add the other seasonings and stir-fry until fragrant.
  6. Add the red onions and sauté about 1 1/2 minutes, then add the red pepper and sauté another minute.
  7. Add the eggplant and stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes.
  8. Add the braising liquid (broth, soy sauce,rice wine and vinegar), cover, and heat until boiling.
  9. Reduce the heat to medium, cover, and cook about 12 to 14 minutes, or until the eggplant is tender.
  10. Uncover, increase the heat to high, and cook until the sauce is reduced to a glaze. Transfer to a serving platter and sprinkle with the scallion greens.
Kitchen-Friendly View

Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 101.37 Kcal (424 kJ)
Calories from fat 21.32 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.37g 4%
Sodium 1028.67mg 43%
Potassium 463.51mg 10%
Total Carbs 16.31g 5%
Sugars 9.02g 36%
Dietary Fiber 5.08g 20%
Protein 2.92g 6%
Vitamin C 36.9mg 61%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Calcium 34.8mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 37.42 Kcal (157 kJ)
Calories from fat 7.87 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.87g 4%
Sodium 379.7mg 43%
Potassium 171.09mg 10%
Total Carbs 6.02g 5%
Sugars 3.33g 36%
Dietary Fiber 1.87g 20%
Protein 1.08g 6%
Vitamin C 13.6mg 61%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Calcium 12.8mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
Search recipes
by ingredients
Construct & Analyze
Your Recipe

Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 1.4
  • 2

Good Points

  • low calorie,
  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

Share Recipe

Get Your Recipe of Health!
Follow RecipeOfHealth on Facebook!
Scroll to top