Japanese Eggplant (Aubergine) With Tofu

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“This is a quick, healthy meal I discovered when I didn't have all of the ingredients to make a Moosewood stuffed eggplant recipe. Double the sauce if you want extra sauce for your rice.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In small saucepan over medium heat, bring sherry, dark sesame oil, garlic, ginger root, vinegar, and 1 TBS of the soy sauce to a low simmer.
  2. Thoroughly stir cornstarch into water until well blended and add to saucepan.
  3. Simmer sauce until thickened, then turn off heat, cover and set aside.
  4. Heat a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat for 1 minute, then add the light sesame oil (or vegetable oil) and heat the oil for a minute.
  5. Add the chopped onion to the skillet, and saute until tender but not golden.
  6. Add the diced tofu to the skillet and saute up to 10 minutes to remove excess moisture.
  7. Add the eggplant and sprinkle with remaining 1 TBS of soy sauce, and saute until tender but not mushy.
  8. Stir in sauce.
  9. Serve over brown rice.

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