*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *

                       Aubergines in Fragrant Sauce

Recipe By     : Mum Russell's Chinese Cookbook
Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:30
Categories    : Ethnic - Chinese                 Main Dishes

  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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 225      Grams         Aubergines -- (8 ounces)
 100      Grams         Pork Filet -- (4 ounces)
   2                    Spring Onions
   1      Slice         Ginger
   1      Clove         Garlic
 400      Milliliters   Oil -- (1 3/4 cups)
   1      Tablespoon    Sherry
   2      Teaspoons     Chili Puree
   2      Tablespoons   Cornflour
   1      Tablespoon    Soy Sauce

1)  Peel the aubergines and cut into strips about the size of potato chips.

2)  Cut the pork into thin shreds the size of matchsticks.

3)  Finely chop the spring onions, the ginger and the garlic.

4)  Heat the oil in a wok and deep-fry the aubergine for about 1 to 2 minutes.  Remove with a slotted spoon and drain.

5)  Pour off all but 1 Tablespoon of the oil.  Quickly stir-fry the onions, ginger and garlic, followed by the pork.

6)  Add the soy sauce, sherry and chili puree and blend well.  Add the aubergine and cook for 1-2 minutes.

7)  Combine the cornflour with a little water and pour into the pan.  Stir a few times until the juice thickens and serve hot.

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