A fragrantly simple way to enjoy autumn aubergines with a hint of heat from the chilli.
- 1/2 large aubergine
- 60ml water
- 30ml soy sauce
- 13g sugar
- 1/3 red chilli, sliced
- Cut the aubergine into strips around 5cm long, and trim the skin.
- Fry the aubergine slices in vegetable oil heated to 160C.
- Place the water, soy sauce and sliced chilli into a pan and bring to the boil. Once boiled, lower the heat and add the fried aubergine slices. Simmer until the slices are tender.