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Stewed eggplant with peppers in sweet and sour sauce: a recipe for every day

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
A delicious dish of seasonal vegetables. Source: mecooks.com

Summer is the best time to prepare healthy and tasty dishes from fresh and stewed vegetables. But remember that vegetables should not be fried, as they will lose almost all of their beneficial vitamins and minerals.

Delicious stewed vegetables

The cook shared a recipe for delicious fried eggplant with peppers, onions, and garlic on Instagram.

Recipe of the dish

Ingredients:

  • 2 eggplants
  • 3 tbsp of starch
  • 2 peppers
  • 1 onion
  • 0,5-1 chili pepper
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic

Sauce:

  • 5 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp of apple/rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp of sugar
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic

Thickener:

  • 1 tbsp starch
  • 50-100 ml of water

Method of preparation:

1. Partially peel the eggplant and cut into large pieces (triangles or cubes). Roll in starch and fry in a deep frying pan in a large amount of oil until golden brown. Drain in a sieve.

Fried eggplant

2. Cut the pepper and onion into large pieces. Also, chop the chili pepper and chop the garlic.

Peppers and fried onions

3. Fry the peppers, onions, garlic, and chili peppers together over high heat until golden brown. About 3-4 minutes. Then add the eggplant and stir.

Cooking

4. For the sauce: mix soy sauce, vinegar, sugar and garlic. Pour into the pan and stir.

Sauce for vegetables

Tip: To thicken the sauce, gradually add starch and water, stir, and simmer for a few minutes until thickened!

Starch and water

Sprinkle the dish with herbs before serving!

Ready to eat

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