Recipe: Steamed eggplant video

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Cuisine Chop Chop: Ginny Grant's steamed eggplant

2 eggplants
2 spring onions, sliced
5cm piece ginger, peeled, cut into thin matchsticks
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2-3 tablespoons black vinegar*
pinch of sugar
2 teaspoons Chiu Chow chilli oil*
1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

Cut eggplant into wedges and steam until tender (around 15 minutes). In a small bowl, combine the spring oinions, ginger, garlic, black vinegar, sugar and chilli oil.  Put the eggplant on a serving platter, Drizzle over the dressing, scatter over toasted sesame seeds and allow the flavours for mingle for 20 minutes before eating.

*Available at good supermarkets and Asian food stores. 

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This simple Chinese-inspired recipe takes the humble eggplant to new heights.
JASON DORDAY/Stuff.co.nz

This simple Chinese-inspired recipe takes the humble eggplant to new heights.

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