Pritong Talong, Pinoy Fried Eggplant
Pritong Talong, Pinoy Fried Eggplant is one quick and easy method of cooking eggplants. This is one of Pinoy favorite breakfast. There are several method of frying the eggplant some barely use oil in frying and others would just bake it for the reason that eggplant will absorb most of the oil during frying. For me I prefer to use oil from frying a chicken, pork or maybe your bacon, this will result a tastier and flavoured fried eggplant. Now just remember to drain excess oil using some kitchen paper towels, if need be wipe the fried eggplants with the paper towels. Frying the eggplant is very simple, but for the benefit of those who are learning how to cook here is the recipe of our Pritong Talong, Pinoy Fried Eggplant.
Ingredients: 6-8 pieces long eggplant. cooking oil used from frying a chicken, pork or bacon soy sauce lemon or kalamansi chili, optional
Trim each eggplant at both ends, slice lengthwise into half. Place the eggplant sliced eggplant in a bowl of cold water, this will soak the eggplant and prevent it from discoloration, keep aside. Now heat the cooking oil until it start to smoke. Fry the eggplant in batches of eggplant, arranging them side by side, so they will cook evenly for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes each side at moderate heat. Drain and wipe fried eggplant with kitchen paper towels. Serve with soy sauce with lemon or kalamansi and chili.