How to Make Sichuan Eggplant

A rich sweet and sour and slightly island Sichuan sauce will make almost any dish more tasty and interesting - the main characters of the animated series "Rick and Morty" will confirm. We advise you to cook traditional Chinese eggplant with rice with it. You will definitely like it!

316 calories

How to Make Sichuan EggplantHow to Make Sichuan Eggplant

The secret of this dish is in Sichuan sauce, which is prepared from soy sauce, rice vinegar, corn starch, ginger, maple syrup and red pepper flakes .

How to Make Sichuan Eggplant


30 minutes


4 servings


Starch (corn )

2 tsp

Syrup (maple or honey)

1 tsp

Pepper (red flakes)

1/4 tsp

Oil (sesame )

1 tbsp. l

Preparation process

  1. Rinse the rice well.

    Put in a pan and fill with two glasses of water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and cover the pan with a lid. Cook for 15-20 minutes until cooked.

  2. At this time, prepare Sichuan sauce: for this, mix soy sauce, rice vinegar, starch, ginger, syrup and pepper flakes in a large bowl.
  3. Cut the eggplant into cubes, put in a bowl with sauce and let it marinate for a few minutes.

  4. Heat sesame oil in a skillet or wok over medium heat. Add chopped garlic and chopped green onions. Fry for a few minutes.
  5. Add the eggplants to the pan together with the sauce and fry everything for about 10 minutes until the eggplants are soft and the sauce thickens.
  6. Put rice in plates and add cooked eggplant on top.

    Sprinkle the dish with cashew nuts and serve.



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