Aubergine with Minced Pork
cut into 5cm batons
slaked cornflour for thickening the sauce
white wine vinegar
oil for frying
For the sauce
miso paste or yellow bean paste
fresh red chilli
Salt and sugar to taste
Mix all the sauce ingredients together in a bowl and season to taste
Heat a little oil in a wok ihntuil almost smoking. Add the pork mince and cook until it changes colour.
Add the aubergines with about 10 tbsp water and cook for about 3-4 minutes until the aubergine has softened
Add the sauce to the wok and stir through before adding the slaked cornflour, white wine vinegar and sesame oil. When the sauce has thickened, it is ready to serve.
This dish works well as part of a meal when served with a few different dishes and steamed white rice.