Easiest Way to Prepare Perfect Hot and Sour Eggplant and Lotus Root (Vegan)

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  • Oct 15, 2019

Hot and Sour Eggplant and Lotus Root (Vegan).

Hot and Sour Eggplant and Lotus Root (Vegan) You can have Hot and Sour Eggplant and Lotus Root (Vegan) using 10 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Hot and Sour Eggplant and Lotus Root (Vegan)

  1. It’s 4 of Eggplant – small Japanese type.
  2. It’s 100 grams of Lotus root (it's convenient if you use ready-made lotus root).
  3. It’s 1 of knob ☆Ginger, finely chopped.
  4. You need 1 clove of ☆Chopped garlic.
  5. You need 4 tbsp of ☆Soy sauce.
  6. You need 4 tbsp of ☆Mirin.
  7. Prepare 3 tbsp of ☆Vinegar.
  8. It’s 1 1/2 tbsp of ☆Sugar (I used beet sugar).
  9. It’s 1 tsp of ☆Doubanjiang (as desired).
  10. You need 5 tbsp of Oil.

Hot and Sour Eggplant and Lotus Root (Vegan) step by step

  1. Remove the eggplant stems, slice them into 1 cm rounds, sprinkle salt, and leave to rest for a while. Slice the lotus roots..
  2. Mix the ☆ sauce ingredients..
  3. Microwave the lotus root for a minute and add the sauce from Step 2 (flavor penetrates better if you warm it)..
  4. Wash off the salt from the eggplants and pat dry with paper towels..
  5. Heat oil in a frying pan or a pot, and cook the eggplant. It's more delicious if you add more oil, but it increases the calorie..
  6. When browned, combine with the lotus roots and mix..
  7. Serve on a plate and it's done! The on in the photo is garnished with mizuna greens. It's also delicious garnished with green onions..