Shrimp And Eggplant Stir-fry Recipe

This stir-fry with shrimp and eggplant has a great mix of rich, spicy flavours thanks to careful preparation of the ingredients and quick cooking over high heat.  


-1 pound large shrimp, peeled, tails removed, and deveined -1 + 1 tablespoons dark soy sauce, divided -1 + 1 + 1 tablespoons sesame oil, divided -1 + 2 cloves garlic, minced and divided -2 pounds frozen, pre-cooked udon noodles -2 large Chinese eggplants -1 tablespoon kosher salt -¼ cup black soy sauce -¼ cup oyster sauce


-1 tablespoon rice vinegar -1 tablespoon dark brown sugar -1 tablespoon corn starch -1 + 2 + 1 tablespoons neutral frying oil (avocado, peanut), divided -12 ounces king oyster or white button mushrooms, sliced -4 fresh Thai chiles, stems trimmed -2 large scallions, stems removed and thinly sliced -¼ cup thinly sliced fresh Thai basil leaves, plus more for garnish -2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh mint leaves, plus more for garnish


In a medium bowl, coat shrimp with 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce, 1 tablespoon sesame oil, and 1 minced garlic clove. Cover and chill 30–4 hours.  

Step 1

Pour hot water over frozen udon in a large platter. Split udon with chopsticks or tongs after 5 minutes. Hydrate and unwind.  

Step 2

Add udon to the remaining tablespoon of dark soy and 1 tablespoon of sesame oil. Save. Trim eggplant ends. Slice eggplants 3-inch. Halve slices vertically.  

Step 3

Cut each half to ½-inch width. In a large dish, pour 4 cups cold water over diced eggplant. kosher salt. Plate or weigh eggplant. Soak 15 minutes.  

Step 4

While eggplant brines, mix black soy, oyster sauce, rice vinegar, brown sugar, remaining garlic, and sesame oil in a small bowl. Kitchen towel-dry eggplant.  

Step 5

Eggplant with corn starch in basin. Save. Fire up a large wok or saute pan. Shimmer 1 tbsp oil. 5 minutes in wok until mushrooms release juices and brown.  

Step 6

Cover dish with mushrooms.2 tablespoons oil wok-heated.Submerge eggplant (10 minutes). Fried mushrooms.  

Step 7

Last tablespoon of pan oil heat. Cook Thai chillies and shrimp for 5 minutes until opaque.Cook udono. 1 minute stir/cook.  

Step 8

Noodles fried. Sauté mushrooms, eggplant, scallions, basil, and mint. Udon, veggies, herbs, and shrimp should be cooked slowly on medium.Steamed shrimp and eggplant with udon and chopped basil and mint.  

Step 9

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