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Receta de Berenjenas Fritas - Fried Eggplant with Honey Recipe

La Tienda Kitchens

  • 25 minutes
  • 30 slices
Fried Eggplant with Honey Recipe
This is a favorite at our tapas bar. Even people who dislike eggplant become fans of these crispy treats drizzled with honey.
Rated 5 Stars

Ingredients

  • 1medium sized eggplant
  • 3cups whole milk
  • Flour for dusting
  • Olive oil or vegetable oil (one to two inches deep for frying)
  • 1tbsp fresh thyme leaves
  • honey
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
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Preparation

STEP 1

Peel the eggplant. Slice very thinly into circles, about 1/8-inch thick - a mandolin or electric slicer produces the best results. In a bowl, submerge the slices in milk and add a big pinch of salt and half of the thyme. Cover and soak overnight, or for at least two hours. 

STEP 2

Drain the milk and dry the eggplant slices on paper towels. Dredge in flour (seasoned with another pinch of salt and a few turns of black pepper if desired), then fry in hot oil until golden brown. (Fry in batches so as to not overcrowd the pan.) Remove the eggplant and drain on paper towels.  

STEP 3

Arrange slices on serving plates or platter, drizzle lightly with honey and sprinkle with sea salt and the reserved thyme. Serve immediately. 

Reviews (2)

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August 2019

Rated 5 Stars

An easy-to-try appetizer or side for your lunch and dinner guests!

August 2018

Rated 5 Stars

So simple and so good!

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