Spicy Eggplant in Garlic Ginger Sauce (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Spicy Eggplant 
Garlic Ginger Sauce


  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil, for stir-frying
  • 5 or 6 mini eggplants, cut into wedges
  • 1 each red, yellow and green pepper, cut into wedges
  • 2 large red onions, cut into wedges
  • 2 tbsp ginger root sliced into very thin coins
  • 2 tbsp garlic, minced medium
  • 1 spicy chili pepper or jalapeno, minced
  • fresh basil leaves, for garnish

ingredients for sauce:

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 2 heaping tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 3 tbsp white wine
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch mixed with water-to thicken sauce

preparation steps:

1. heat wok, add oil

2. when oil is very hot add onions

3. when onions have begun to soften add ginger and garlic

4. quickly add eggplant and peppers

5. wok fry until vegetables are cooked and add sauce

6. add cornstarch/water mixture to thicken sauce

7. add fresh basil leaves for garnish

8. serve hot over rice


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