Eggplant with Garlic Sauce

eggplant with garlic sauce
  • 4Servings


  • 1 pound Japanese eggplant (about 4), quartered, then cut crosswise into 1 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, grated
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1/4 cup sliced scallions


In a large pot fitted with a steamer basket, bring 1 inch of water to a boil. Add eggplant, cover and reduce heat to medium. Steam eggplant until tender, about 10 minutes. In a bowl, whisk hoisin, garlic, ginger and 1 tbsp. water. Add eggplant to bowl and gently toss to coat. Transfer to a plate and garnish with scallions.