Breaded Aubergine. While heating the frying pan to a medium heat, use kitchen roll to pat excess moisture from the aubergine. Then drain, but do not rinse. In a small plate mix bread crumbs and parmesan cheese, in another plate beat eggs well, in a third plate add flour.
Arrange the eggplant slices in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet. Dip each slice of eggplant on both sides in the egg batter and then into the bread crumbs. Tap in the bread crumbs with your palm to get a good adherence to the surface. You can have Breaded Aubergine using 5 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Breaded Aubergine
- You need 1 of medium eggplant.
- It’s 1 of large egg.
- Prepare 1 cup of breadcrumbs (approximately).
- It’s 1 teaspoon of each salt, black pepper, oregano and basil (or to taste).
- Prepare of some olive oil for drizzling.
I lightly wipe excess salt off with damp paper towel. Prepare cookie sheet/jelly roll pan with half the oil and heat in oven while dipping/breading the eggplant. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Dip eggplant slices in egg, then in crumbs, and place in hot oil.
Breaded Aubergine step by step
- Cut the eggplant in rounds. Mine were the same thickness as my ring finger.
- Season the breadcrumbs with salt, black pepper, oregano and basil (or use seasoned breadcrumbs).
- Crack the egg in a bowl and dilute with a teaspoon of water.
- Drop each round of eggplant in the egg, then roll in breadcrumbs tapping off the excess. Arrange in a single layer on a parchment lined baking sheet.
- Bake for about 20 minutes in a 230°C oven, turning half way through. When nicely browned, take out of the oven and drizzle with olive oil. Enjoy :).
Whether simply baked, topped with some salty feta … In a shallow dish mix bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, and Italian seasoning (or just use Italian breadcrumbs). Brush eggplant slices with mayonnaise mixture and then coat in breadcrumb mixture. Place eggplant slices on a lightly oiled baking sheet or shallow baking dish. Breaded eggplant is very popular in Italy, especially during Summertime, the plain eggplant season. Most of the time it is fried, as Italian tradition.