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Spicy Eggplant

Eggplant is rich in iron, calcium, and fiber. In this recipe it gets bold flavor from garlic and chili oil.

Spicy Eggplant

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By: Team Beachbody
4 servings
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
8 minutes


  • 1 medium eggplant, sliced into ½-inch rounds, cut into ¾-inch strips (about 1½ lbs.)
  • ¼ tsp. sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp. sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp. chili oil
  • ¼ tsp. crushed red pepper
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced



  1. Combine eggplant and salt in a medium bowl; toss gently to blend. Let eggplant rest for 30 to 45 minutes.

  2. While eggplant rests, combine sesame oil, soy sauce, garlic, chili oil, and red pepper in a small bowl; mix well. Set aside.

  3. Preheat broiler on high.

  4. Brush eggplant slices with oil mixture.

  5. Place eggplant on baking sheet lined with aluminum foil; bake, for 6 to 8 minutes, turning once, until golden.

  6. Garnish with green onions; serve immediately.

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