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Stir-Fried Noodles with Eggplant & Chilies

Prep Time:

30 min.

Cook Time:

30 min.


4, 1 cup noodles & 1/3-1/2 cup eggplant


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About the Recipe


  • 4 ounces rice stir-fry noodles

  • 6 tablespoons peanut oil

  • 1/4 cup oyster sauce

  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce or tamari

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

  • 1 medium or 2 small eggplant (about 1 pound total) cut into 1/2-inch cubes

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2-4 tablespoons minced hot chiles such as jalapeno or serrano

  • 2 cups chopped cabbage

  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced, greens and whites separated, divided

  • 1 medium red bell pepper, thinly sliced

  • 1 cup shredded carrot

  • 1/4 cup chopped roasted peanuts


  1. Cook rice noodles according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking. Toss with 1 tablespoon oil. Set aside.

  2. Meanwhile, combine oyster sauce, fish sauce, soy sauce (or tamari), brown sugar and lime juice in a small bowl. Set aside

  3. Heat 4 tablespoons oil in a wok or large skillet over med-high heat. Add eggplant and cook, stirring until the eggplant has softened and is beginning to brown, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and jalapeno and cook, stirring until fragrant about 2 minutes more. Remove from heat and add 3 tablespoons of the sauce. Stir to combine and transfer mixture to a bowl. 

  4. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to the wok or pan and place over medium-high heat. Add cabbage, scallion whites and red pepper. Cook, stirring until beginning to soften; 3 minutes. Add carrot and cook until softened slightly; 2 mins. Add noodles and cook, turning the mixture until warm throughout, about 1 minute more. Add the remaining sauce and toss to coat. Top noodles with eggplant mixture and garnish with scallion greens and chopped peanuts.

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