Friday, July 1, 2011
It's not, "Rocket Science..."
Just darn good, delicious food...
AND WITH THE LEFTOVER FREID EGGPLANT...WHY NOT TRY THESE, Fried Eggplant Pizzas with San Marzano Tomatoes and Marinated Fresh Mozzarella!
Slice the eggplant 1/4 inch thick
Place eggplant slices in a shallow bowl filled with AP Flour (go ahead and add some spices if would like, for instance garlic powder, cayenne pepper, kosher salt and pepper) shake off excess flour
Dredge the floured eggplant slices in beaten egg
Next, place your eggplant slices in panko and press the panko onto the eggplant slices until fully covered
Place panko covered eggplant on a clean flat surface while you heat your oil
Heat vegetable oil (about 1-2 inches deep) to 360-370 degrees
Carefully fry the eggplant slices (I did two at a time) until golden brown. You'll have to flip them once or twice.
Drain your fried eggplant slices on paper towels or a brown paper bag. Season w/salt and pepper.
Serve Fried Eggplant with your favorite marinara sauce or ranch dressing.