© Todd Porter & Diane Cu
Seared Eggplant and Kimchi Stir-Fry
- TOTAL TIME: 30 MIN
- SERVINGS: 4
Spicy kimchi adds a nice kick of crunch and spice to this simple seared eggplant side dish.
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- 1 pound Japanese eggplant, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
- 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 1-inch knob fresh ginger, grated
- 8 ounces kimchi
- Fresh cracked black pepper, to taste
- Sliced green onions, for garnish
- Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the olive oil and after the oil is hot, stir in the eggplant. Cook for 3-5 minutes, turning occasionally, until the eggplant is seared.
- Stir in the ginger, cook for 30 seconds, and then stir in the kimchi. Cook for an additional 30 seconds, or until heated through.
- Season with black pepper and garnish with green onions.