Tortang talong is a type of or eggplant omelet wherein grilled eggplants are soaked in a beaten egg mixture and then fried. This is a simple yet delicious Filipino recipe that you can enjoy for lunch or dinner.
If you are in a hurry and in a budget, as well — this dish is for you. Preparation time is less than 30 minutes and this won’ hurt your wallet. Tortang talong is best eaten with steamed white rice and banana ketchup. I recommend this dish to our beginners because it only takes few easy steps to complete. Happy cooking!
Try this Tortang Talong Recipe. Let me know what you think.
- 4 pieces Chinese eggplant
- 2 pieces raw eggs
- 1 tsp salt
- 4 tbsp cooking oil
- Grill the eggplant until the color of skin turns almost black
- Let the eggplant cool for a while then peel off the skin. Set aside.
- Crack the eggs and place in a bowl
- Add salt and beat
- Place the eggplant on a flat surface and flatten using a fork.
- Dip the flattened eggplant in the beaten egg mixture
- Heat the pan and pour the cooking oil
- Fry the eggplant (that was dipped in the beaten mixture). Makes sure that both sides are cooked. Frying time will take you about 3 to 4 minutes per side on medium heat.
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