Grafted Growers Recipe (Orient Express Eggplant)

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This spicy stir-fried eggplant has a deep, rich, Smokey, and spicy flavor that will make you forget about the fatty meats that we generally use in our recipes. It’s incredibly delicious, and the dark purple eggplant adds a nice pop of color to a platter of food that’s already calling out to your hungry stomach.

Nutrition Facts:

With only 20 calories per cup (100 grams), 5 grams of carbohydrates, 2 grams of protein, and 3 grams of fiber, Orient Express eggplant is a good source of vitamins B1 and B6, as well as potassium. It also contains copper, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, niacin, and folic acid.

‘Spicy Stir-fried Orient Express Eggplant’


  • 1 lb. Orient Express Eggplant
  • 1 cup Basil
  • 1 large Onion (cut into cubes)
  • 2 large cloves Garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Chili flakes
  • 2 tablespoons  Chili Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Oyster Sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Soy Sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Sugar


  1. Slice the eggplant crosswise into approximately 1 cm thick rounds.
  2. In a small amount of oil, fry the garlic and chili flakes for about 30 seconds, then add the chopped eggplant.
  3. Add 1/4 cup of water and boil for about 5 minutes, or until the eggplant is tender and most of the liquid has evaporated.
  4. Add the onion, soy sauce, oyster sauce, and sugar.  Stir everything together well and cook until the sauce is dry and sticky.
  5. Add the chili sauce and mix well. Stir it in and continue to fry until the pan is completely dry and it appears to be about to burn.
  6. Add another 1/4 cup of water before it starts burning.
  7. Stir in the water to deglaze the pan, then continue to simmer until the sauce is smooth and thick.
  8. Turn off the heat and let the eggplant cool for a minute before tossing in the basil and gently mix it in.

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