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Cambodian Eggplant with Pork and Shrimp















Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free


1 each eggplant
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 each garlic cloves
½ cup pork
finely ground
1 each hot chili peppers
fresh, seeds and, veins removed, minced
1 tablespoon soy sauce, tamari
½ teaspoon fish sauce
½ teaspoon mild chili powder
1 tablespoon sugar
½ cup chicken broth
½ cup water
2 tablespoons spicy lime sauce
½ cup shrimp
peeled and chopped
1 x salt and black pepper
to taste
fresh coriander
to taste
sliced green onions
to taste
Spicy lime sauce
2 each garlic cloves
1-2 each red chili peppers
stems, seeds and veins removed
½ cup water
2 tablespoons fish sauce
1 each limes
medium, juice of
3 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon carrots
for garnish


Preheat oven to 450℉ (230℃).

Puncture eggplant in a few places with a fork or skewer.

Bake on a sheet pan until soft, about 15 minutes.

Set aside and let cool slightly, then peel and split lengthwise into strips about 1 inch thick.

' Heat oil in a wok or saucepan over medium heat.

Add garlic and cook until lightly browned.

Add pork, chile, soy sauce, fish sauce, chili powder and sugar; cook, stirring, until meat loses its raw color.

Add stock and water and bring to a boil.

Add lime sauce, shrimp and eggplant; simmer until shrimp are done.

Season with salt and pepper.

Transfer eggplant pieces to a serving dish and top with pork mixture.

Garnish with coriander and green onions.

Spicy Lime Sauce: Combine garlic, chiles and the water in a blender or food processor and liquefy.

Combine fish sauce, lime juice, sugar and chile-garlic mixture in a small bowl.

Stir to dissolve sugar. If using sauce by itself, add a bit of shredded carrot for garnish.

Makes 1 scant cup.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 279g (9.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 20830% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 1598mg 67%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Sugars g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 24%
Calcium 5% Iron 5%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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