Posted by wpsatuw2 on February 15, 2009
Deep Fried Eggplant Recipe
Easy deep fried eggplant.
Deep Fried Eggplant Recipe – Ingredients:
Deep Fried Eggplant Recipe – Preparation:
Peel eggplant; cut into 1/4-inch thick sticks. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, roll in flour then dip into egg beaten with water. Roll in crumbs then fry in hot oil at about 375° until golden brown. Transfer to paper towels to drain and serve immediately with a dip, if desired.
Zesty Fried Eggplant Recipe
Fried eggplant recipe is made with eggplant and a seasoned batter.
Zesty Fried Eggplant Recipe – Ingredients:
* 1 medium eggplant
* 2 teaspoons salt, divided
* 1 cup flour
* 1 teaspoon baking powder
* 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning*
* 1 teaspoon onion powder
* dash ground cayenne pepper
* 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
* 2 eggs, beaten
* 2/3 cup milk
* 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
* vegetable oil for frying
Zesty Fried Eggplant Recipe – Preparation:
Directions for fried eggplant
Peel eggplant; cut in strips about 1/2-inch wide and 3 inches in length. Place eggplant strips in a large bowl, cover with water and sprinkle with 1 teaspoon salt. Let soak 1 hour; drain and pat dry with paper towels.
Combine flour, salt, baking powder, Italian seasoning, onion powder, cayenne, and garlic powder in a mixing bowl. Add beaten eggs, milk, and 1 tablespoon vegetable oil. Beat until smooth. Heat oil over medium heat until hot. If deep-frying, heat to about 365°. Dip dry eggplant strips in batter, let excess batter drip off; fry eggplant strips in batches in hot oil until fried eggplant is golden brown. Fried eggplant strips serve 4 to 6.
*You may substitute equal parts dried crumbled oregano, basil, marjoram, and rosemary for the Italian seasoning in the fried eggplant batter.