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Easy Fried Eggplant

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars
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"An easy and quick way to prepare eggplant, and tasty too! I serve it with sliced fresh tomatoes, fresh green beans and bread and butter. An inexpensive meal from my childhood and still a favorite!"
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Ingredients

35 m servings 357
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Dip eggplant slices in egg, then in crumbs, and place in hot oil. Fry 2 to 3 minutes on each side, or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 357 calories; 13.8 45.8 13 140 451 Full nutrition

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This recipe was pretty good. However, I suggest to not use plain bread crumbs. If you do, add some spices of your own. I made this last night with plain bread crumbs. After I sampled one I r...

Most helpful critical review

There is nothing spectacular about this recipe. It lacks salt, the amount of oil is laughably small, and the cooking time is way too short. You will never fry a whole eggplant in 2 tablespoons...

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This recipe was pretty good. However, I suggest to not use plain bread crumbs. If you do, add some spices of your own. I made this last night with plain bread crumbs. After I sampled one I r...

I love fried eggplant, but I haven't made it in a couple of years because I was taught to deep-fry the eggplant slices, and I try to avoid deep-frying our food. But I was really craving it tonig...

Cooked for my husband and he absolutely loved it. I even double dipped into the egg again and then dipped into grated parmesan cheese for an additional flavor. This recipe was extremely easy a...

eggplant soaks up oil like a sponge- be careful or your eggplant will be soggy!

The best way to fry eggplant is also the simplest! This was delicious! I left the peels on. I also took the advice of a previous reviewer and added salt and coarse black pepper to the egg. Yu...

My mother fixed fried eggplant when I was a kid. I didn't care for it then, so I was skeptical. But a friend gave me an eggplant, so I wanted to use it and decided to give this recipe a shot...

I tried this recipe because it looked the easiest, but Oh My... was it ever so tasty. My mother used to hate eggplant until tonight. I did add salt, black pepper, onion powder, garlic powder & s...

This recipe is a real keeper, the family loved it. I used pre-seasond Italian bread crumbs and olive oil. I needed to turn the heat down and add more oil than the recipe called for.

This recipe is basically the way I used to make eggplant but with seasoned crumbs and some added spices. I found it was too greasy but who doesn't love some fat flavor, lol. Eggplant soaks up ...