Aubergine Stir Fry With Sesame

Aubergine and sesame stir-fry

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Quick, easy and healthy vegetarian stir-fry. Baby aubergines cook in minutes and soak up the flavour of mirin to make a fast and filling midweek meal. Serve with rice on the side.



  • sesame oil
  • garlic 3 cloves, crushed
  • spring onions 2, sliced
  • ginger thumb-sized piece, shredded
  • red chilli 1, seeded and sliced
  • baby aubergines 4, cut into wedges
  • soy sauce 1 tbsp
  • rice wine vinegar 1 tbsp
  • mirin 1 tbsp
  • cornflour 1 tsp
  • sesame seeds 1 tsp
  • steamed rice to serve


  • Step 1

    Heat a tbsp oil in a wok, stir-fry the garlic, most of the spring onion, ginger and chilli for 2 minutes until fragrant.

  • Step 2

    Add the aubergine with a splash of water and simmer for 10-15 minutes until soft. Turn up the heat and add the vinegar, soy and mirin and cook until the liquid has halved. Mix the cornflour with a splash of water, stir in and cook for another 2 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Serve on rice and scattered with sesame seeds, the rest of the spring onion and chilli slices.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 120
  • Fat 6.9g
  • Carbs 10.6g
  • Fibre 3.4g
  • Protein 2.3g
  • Salt 1.4g