Cold Eggplant With Spicy Asian Peanut Dressing

“Don't know what to do with those beautiful, skinny Japanese eggplants? Try this. It's easy, healthy, and even better the next day. Slim Japanese eggplants are steamed and marinated in a spicy peanut dressing. Comes from World Vegetarian by Madhur Jaffrey. Can also be made with regular eggplants cut the same way.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
2-4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Quarter the eggplants and cut them crosswise into 3-inch sections.
  2. Steam over high heat until tender, 10-15 minutes, using a bamboo steamer or steamer basket.
  3. Meanwhile, combine all other ingredients for the sauce, except the cilantro, and mix well.
  4. When eggplants are tender, gently mix into the sauce in a serving dish. Sprinkle with the cilantro. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

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