Batter-Fried Eggplant

For an interesting, unusual meal that’s suitable for vegetarians and is very quick and easy to make, try this Batter-Fried Eggplant recipe. It’s such a great mix of flavours and textures that everybody will be impressed!


1 medium eggplant, trimmed, unpeeled, sliced into strips

olive oil for frying

1/2 tablespoon of sea salt

For the batter

1 cup of bottled soda water

1 teaspoon of sea salt

3/4 cup + 1 tablespoon of all-purpose flour

© Mimi66 |



Put slices in a bowl, salt, and let sit 20-25 minutes.

- Pour off liquid before dipping in batter.

Make the batter:

- Pour the soda into a bowl, and stir in flour and salt slowly, using a whisk or fork to mix.

Bring oil to high heat.

- Coat eggplant in the batter, use a fork to place pieces in oil and fry 5-6 minutes, until golden on both sides and batter puffs up.

- Drain on absorbent paper toweling just long enough to remove excess oil. 

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