Snacks

Eggplant chips


Ingredients for Making Eggplant Chips

Ingredients for Making Eggplant Chips:

  1. Eggplant 2 pieces (large)
  2. Salt 2-3 whispers (for powder)

Marinade:

  1. Ground dried paprika 1 tablespoon
  2. Apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons
  3. Vegetable oil 2-3 tablespoons
  4. Wedge syrup 1 tablespoon
  5. Dried garlic, ground 1 teaspoon
  6. Salt half a teaspoon or to taste
  7. Distilled pure water 2 tablespoons
  • Main Ingredients
  • Serving 1 serving
  • World Cuisine

Inventory:

Knife, Bread slicer, Non-stick baking sheet - 2 pieces, Parchment paper - 2 pieces, Rectangular cutting board - 2 - 3 pieces or as many as needed, Deep bowl, Oven, Tablespoon, Chef brush, Kitchen spatula, Kitchen towel, Liter jar - as needed , Plastic lid - as needed, Refrigerator, Large flat plate

Cooking Eggplant Chips:

Step 1: prepare the eggplant.

Take the required number of eggplants, with a sharp knife cut off their places on which inflorescences and stalks were attached. Then peel the vegetables, rinse under running water and pat dry with paper towels. After cut the eggplant into thin layers no more 2-3 millimeters, for this process you can use either a thin sharp knife, a special knife for peeling potatoes, or a bread slicer as indicated in this recipe.

Step 2: dry the layers of eggplant.

Then lay the eggplant layers on a non-stick baking sheet pre-coated with a sheet of parchment paper. Sprinkle them with a small amount of salt, lay a second layer of parchment paper on top of them and crush them with rectangular chopping boards, this process is necessary so that the pieces of vegetables are aligned. Let the aubergines stand and let the juice flow for 12 hours. Then remove the cutting boards with the top layer of parchment paper, blot the eggplant layers with paper kitchen towels from excess moisture, and transfer them to another non-stick pan covered with a clean and dry sheet of parchment paper.

Step 3: prepare the marinade and grease the eggplant.

In a deep bowl, using a tablespoon, mix all the necessary marinade ingredients that are listed in this recipe. Using a cook brush, apply a layer of marinade on one surface of the eggplant, then turn them over and process the second side of the eggplant layers in the same way. Let the vegetables soften and infuse for 7 to 10 minutes. Preheat the oven up to 170 - 180 degrees.

Step 4: prepare the eggplant chips.

After the oven has warmed up to the temperature you need, use your fingers to crumple the layers of eggplant a little, thus giving them the shape of bacon and place the pan in the oven. Bake eggplant chips for 20 - 25 minutes, depending on the thickness of the cut layers. Periodically open the oven and make sure that the chips do not burn, but are dried. If you see that the chips are burning on one side, turn them on the other side, helping yourself with a kitchen spatula. After the toga, the eggplant chips will be ready, take out the baking sheet, holding it with a kitchen towel, transfer the chips to a large flat plate with a kitchen spatula, let them cool and taste them ahead. Eggplant chips are stored in clean liter jars, tightly closed with lids, in the refrigerator no more 14 days, after they become soft. If this happens, you can again dry the chips in the oven.

Step 5: serve the eggplant chips.

Eggplant chips are served coldly laid on a large flat dish with a slide. Together with them you can serve hot and vegetable sauces, such as tomato, cream, homemade mayonnaise, spicy curry sauce. Eggplant chips are considered an appetizer, but they can also be added to various dishes. Pancakes can be stuffed with fragrant eggplant chips, supplemented with various stewed vegetables, meat and sauces. The perfect combination is a fresh vegetable salad with eggplant chips and cream. At the festive table, such a dish as tomatoes with cheese dressing and eggplant chips will look great. The perfect snack and the perfect ingredient for many culinary delights. Enjoy it! Enjoy your meal!

Recipe Tips:

- - Eggplant chips can be cooked in an oven. To do this, prepare the eggplant as indicated in this recipe, turn on the dryer 115 degrees, install nets with eggplant layers in it and dry them for 12 hours.

- - The set of spices in this recipe is not essential, you can prepare the marinade from any other spices you like that are suitable for meat or vegetable dishes, for example, dried and ground marjoram, mint, cilantro, basil, and many others.

- - Slicing eggplant in this recipe is not important, you can cut them with rhombuses, rings, squares or give any shape you like.

- - Sometimes, before drying, eggplant chips are sprinkled with sesame seeds.