Fried aubergine with vinegar and herbs is simply delectable. Aubergine has a wonderful soft flesh, and the skin crisps deliciously when fried. The saltiness of vinegar is the perfect accompaniment.
Fried aubergine with vinegar and herbs
- vegetable oil, to fry
- 6 baby aubergines, cut into wedges
- sea salt and freshly ground black
- pepper, to taste
- 60ml (¼ cup) fresh coriander,
- 60ml (¼ cup) fresh mint, chopped
- apple cider or sherry vinegar
- fresh lime wedges
- fresh mint leaves
Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat.
Fry the aubergines in batches until golden and soft, about 5 minutes. Remove using a slotted spoon and drain on paper towel. Season well and place the wedges on a platter.
Combine the herbs. Place the herbs and vinegar in separate dipping bowls.
Invite guests to dip the aubergines in vinegar followed by the herbs. Serve with lime wedges and mint.