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


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

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