Easy Fried Eggplant

Easy Fried Eggplant


"An easy and quick way to prepare eggplant, and tasty too! I serve it with sliced fresh tomatoes, fresh green beans and bread and butter. An inexpensive meal from my childhood and still a favorite!"


35 m servings 357 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 357 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 13.8 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 45.8g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 13 g
  • 26%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 140 mg
  • 46%
  • Sodium:
  • 451 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Dip eggplant slices in egg, then in crumbs, and place in hot oil. Fry 2 to 3 minutes on each side, or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 205 Ratings


This recipe was pretty good. However, I suggest to not use plain bread crumbs. If you do, add some spices of your own. I made this last night with plain bread crumbs. After I sampled one I r...

I love fried eggplant, but I haven't made it in a couple of years because I was taught to deep-fry the eggplant slices, and I try to avoid deep-frying our food. But I was really craving it tonig...

Cooked for my husband and he absolutely loved it. I even double dipped into the egg again and then dipped into grated parmesan cheese for an additional flavor. This recipe was extremely easy a...

eggplant soaks up oil like a sponge- be careful or your eggplant will be soggy!

The best way to fry eggplant is also the simplest! This was delicious! I left the peels on. I also took the advice of a previous reviewer and added salt and coarse black pepper to the egg. Yu...

My mother fixed fried eggplant when I was a kid. I didn't care for it then, so I was skeptical. But a friend gave me an eggplant, so I wanted to use it and decided to give this recipe a shot...

I tried this recipe because it looked the easiest, but Oh My... was it ever so tasty. My mother used to hate eggplant until tonight. I did add salt, black pepper, onion powder, garlic powder & s...

This recipe is a real keeper, the family loved it. I used pre-seasond Italian bread crumbs and olive oil. I needed to turn the heat down and add more oil than the recipe called for.

This is the simplest tastiest recipe for eggplant. I love it. I added some salt and coursely ground black pepper to the egg mixture and used Italian bread crumbs for more flavor. EXCELLENT!