1lb.eggplantsliced into thin strips (no thicker than 1/2 inch)
Prepare the Tofu
Coat large skillet with oil or cooking spray and place over medium-high heat.
Add tofu to skillet in a single layer. Cook until browned on each side - about 3 minutes per side. Remove from skillet, transfer to a plate and set aside.
Prepare the Eggplant
Whisk broth, soy sauce, brown sugar, vinegar, chili paste and cornstarch together in small bowl. Set aside.
Place vegetable and sesame oil in skillet place over medium heat. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute.
Add eggplant strips in a single layer. Cook about 5 minutes, until strips are browned on bottoms. Gently flip and cook another 5 minutes, until browned on opposite side and tender. You can add a dash more oil if the skillet begins to dry out.
Add soy sauce mixture to skillet and cook about 1 more minute, until thickened and eggplant is well coated.
Add tofu to skillet and toss to distribute.
Divide among plates or bowls. Serve with rice and top with scallions.
Nutrition information does not include rice.
Szechuan Eggplant with Tofu
Amount Per Serving
Calories 215Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 2.5g13%
Total Carbohydrates 16.2g5%
Dietary Fiber 5.3g21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.