Pan Fried Eggplant

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Registered: 07-23-2003
Pan Fried Eggplant
Tue, 08-10-2010 - 7:11am
Pan Fried Eggplant

Salted water:
2 cups water
1 teaspoon salt

Fried Eggplant:
1 large eggplant, peeled & sliced into medallions
2-3 cups peanut Oil
2 eggs
2 cups milk
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
1 teaspoon hot sauce
2 cups Italian bread crumbs

1. Peel and slice eggplant. Place in salted water for 30 minutes. Drain, rinse and pat dry.
2. Heat peanut oil in skillet until hot.
3. In a medium bowl, combine eggs, milk, 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning and hot sauce and stir together.
4. In another bowl, season flour with 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning. Place breadcrumbs in another bowl.
5. Dip eggplant into seasoned flour, then egg mixture and then breadcrumbs, pressing firmly to make crumbs stick.
6. Place into hot oil. Fry 2-3 minutes on each side until brown.


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