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Best Crispy Fried Eggplant Recipe

Best Crispy Fried Eggplant Recipe

2019-01-20
3.5 Stars (36 Voters)
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These fried eggplants are so crispy on the outside and so juicy on the inside. Really quick and easy recipe. Great side dish or appetizer for the weekend or holidays. A must try recipe!
DIFFICULTY
Easy
YIELDS
6
PREP TIME
30 minutes
WORK TIME
15 minutes
RECIPE CUISINE
World
INGREDIENTS FOR YIELDS
  • 1 large eggplant
  • 1 cup (100g) breadcrumbs
  • 1/3 (50g) sesame seeds
  • 2 eggs
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Vegetable oil for frying
DIRECTIONS

1. Slice eggplant into 1 cm (0.4-inch) slices. Place them in a bowl and sprinkle them with salt. allow them to sit for 30 minutes to render some of their liquid and bitterness.

2. After 30 minutes wash eggplant slices from salt and pat dry with a kitchen towel.

3. In a large bowl/plate place breadcrumbs and sesame seeds. In another bowl beat 2 eggs with pinch salt and pepper.

4. Heal oil in large skillet over high heat.

5. Dip eggplant slices in egg, then in crumbs, and place in hot oil. Fry 2 to 3 minutes on each side, or until golden brown. Drain on paper towel.

COMMENTS (2)
  • T
    Tamra Reynolds
    10/21/2022

    Can these be done in an air fryer?

    Reply
  • P
    Pam
    12/23/2022

    I have a Power Air Fryer Pro so can they be cooked in it & if so on what temperature and for how long?

    Reply
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