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Paleo Thai Chilled Eggplant Salad

Paleo Thai Chilled Eggplant Salad ! If you love thai food, this Thai chilled eggplant salad will be a perfect side dish that goes well with any mains. 
Course Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Asian, Thai
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 137kcal
Author ChihYu

Ingredients

  • 2 cups mixed Asian eggplants slice into bite sizes (alt. Italian eggplant, cubed)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 small fresh red or green chili peppers thinly sliced, use fresno or serrano
  • 1 large shallot thinly sliced (to fry)
  • 4 to 6 cloves garlic thinly sliced (to fry)
  • Sea salt to taste
  • 4 tbsp coconut oil

Dressing:

  • 1 whole fresh lime juice
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 tbsp thinly sliced shallots
  • 2 tbsp coarsely chopped cilantro or more, include thin stems and leaves

Instructions

  • Cook 2 large eggs in a pot of boiling water. Once cooked, rinse in cold water, peel the shell, and set aside to cool.
  • Heat 1 tbsp of coconut oil in a saute pan over medium-high heat until lightly smoke. Add sliced garlic and season with sprinkle of sea salt. Pan fried until golden brown. Set aside to cool.
  • Repeat step 2 and pan fry sliced shallots until golden brown but not burned. Set aside to cool drain over a paper towel.
  • Heat 2 tbsp of coconut oil over medium-high heat until lightly smoke. Add sliced chilies and eggplants. Season with generous amount of sea salt and pan fry until the eggplant skin has blistered and the flesh is soft.

To assemble the salad:

  • Combine the dressing with cilantro and pour the mixture over the eggplant. Sprinkle on the sliced eggs, fried shallots and garlic.

Nutrition

Calories: 137kcal