Old Mississippi Eggplant French Fries


Sticks of eggplant dipped in a Ranch flavored batter are pan fried to create this side dish.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
4 servings


  • 2 medium eggplants, peeled and sliced into 3/4-inch sticks, 4-inches long

  • 1 pinch Salt

  • 1 cup milk

  • 2 eggs

  • ¾ cup flour

  • ¾ cup self-rising cornmeal

  • 3 teaspoons Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix


  1. Salt both sides of eggplant and place on paper towels to drain for 30 minutes. Rinse and pat dry.

  2. In a medium bowl, mix milk and eggs until well blended. Combine flour, cornmeal, seasoning and 1/2 teaspoon salt in wide shallow bowl.

  3. Heat oil in frying pan on high heat.

  4. Dip eggplant sticks into egg mixture and then cornmeal mix. Place in oil, flipping regularly and fry 3 minutes, or until golden brown.

  5. Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

314 Calories
5g Fat
57g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 314
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 98mg 33%
Sodium 87mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 57g 21%
Dietary Fiber 11g 39%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 6mg 31%
Calcium 114mg 9%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 820mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.