Stir-Fried Chinese Eggplant and Green Beans Recipe

Stir-Fried Chinese Eggplant and Green Beans Recipe

Cooking oil, for frying
1 large Chinese eggplant (about 10 ounces total), cut into one-inch pieces
5 ounces green beans, sliced in half
3 garlic cloves, sliced
1/2 tablespoon chu hou paste sauce (available at Asian groceries or online)
1/2 tablespoon sweet flour sauce (available at Asian groceries or online)
1/2 tablespoon oyster sauce (available at Asian groceries or online)
1/2 tablespoon soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/4 cup water
Starch slurry made by mixing 1/2 tablespoon cold water with 1/2 teaspoon potato starch or cornstarch
Directions
Deep-fry eggplant until golden.

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