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Chinese Braised Eggplant

For this recipe you will need:

Ingredients for the Marinade

  • 1/4 cup non-fat chicken broth
  • 1/4 tsp. minced garlic
  • 2 tsp grated ginger
  • 1 lb small Oriental eggplant, cut into 1" cubes
  • 3 tb soy sauce
  • 2 tb chopped green onions
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 tb non-fat chicken broth

To prepare this recipe:

In a large, non-stick pan, bring the 1/4 cup broth to a boil over a high heat, then add the garlic and ginger. Stir one minute. Add the eggplant cubes and stir for 2 minutes. Mix soy sauce, onion, sugar and 2 tablespoons chicken broth. Add to pan, then stir well to blend. Lower heat to simmer, cover pan and cook about 10 minutes. Check for doneness. Cook a bit more, if necessary. Eggplant should be soft but not mushy.

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