Fried Aubergine Recipes and How to Fry Aubergine

Fried aubergine recipes

  • serves 4 as a side
  • Easy

Honey and aubergine work really well together, and this recipe for aubergine slices with thyme and honey vinaigrette is a great one to have on-hand. They take a little time, but are easy to prepare and make a great side dish or snack.

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Want to know how to fry aubergine? Try our recipes below to make aubergine crispy for the perfect fried aubergine… 

Ingredients

  • aubergines 2
  • milk 300-350ml
  • flour 3 tbsp
  • polenta 2 tbsp
  • thyme a small bunch, leaves picked
  • flower or truffle honey 4 tbsp
  • olive oil
  • salt flakes 2 tbsp
  • lime 1, zested

Method

  • Step 1

    Cut the aubergines into 1cm-thick slices and put them in two layers in a dish. Pour over the milk, making sure they’re covered and leave for 2 hours. Make the lime salt by whizzing the salt and lime zest together in a spice grinder, or pounding them in a mortar with a pestle.

  • Step 2

    Drain the aubergine well. Mix the flour and polenta and tip it onto a plate. Heat the honey and thyme together in a small pan until the honey is very hot, then leave to cool a little. Dip the aubergine slices in the flour mix, so each side is covered. Heat ½ cm oil in a large frying pan and fry the aubergine slices in batches, on both sides, until they’re golden brown, then drain on kitchen paper.Arrange them on a large, flat plate, spoon over some thyme honey, season with black pepper and sprinkle with some lime salt.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 343
  • Fat 18.8g
  • Saturates 2.9g
  • Carbs 36.5g
  • Protein 4.3g
  • Salt 2.4g
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