Hot and Sour Aubergine With Sticky Rice Recipe

Hot and sour aubergine with sticky rice

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Sticky rice with aubergine in a hot and sour sauce, made from very simple ingredients: red chilli, soy sauce, vinegar and a little sugar


Make these hot and sour aubergines, then check out more aubergine recipes such as our smoky miso aubergines.



  • sushi rice 150g
  • onion 1, halved and sliced
  • aubergine 1, chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • vegetable oil 1 tbsp
  • golden caster sugar 2 tbsp
  • red wine vinegar 2 tbsp
  • soy sauce 2 tsp, plus extra to serve
  • cornflour 2 tsp
  • green beans 100g, halved
  • red chilli 1, shredded, plus more to serve


  • Step 1

    Cook the rice following packet instructions. Fry the onion and aubergine in the oil in a wide shallow pan with a lid on until golden and softened. Stir every few minutes.

  • Step 2

    Mix the sugar and vinegar in a small bowl. Add the soy sauce and stir until the sugar dissolves. Add the cornflour and stir until it has dissolved.

  • Step 3

    Add the beans and red chilli to the pan and cook for 4 minutes with the lid on. Add the sweet and sour mix, stir and continue cooking for a further 2 minutes with the lid on. Serve with the rice and extra soy and chillies on the side.

Head here for more aubergine recipes...

Fish-fragrant aubergines

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 515
  • Fat 8.3g
  • Carbs 92.6g
  • Fibre 10g
  • Protein 10.8g
  • Salt 1g