Ma Po Aubergine

Ma Po Aubergine


Based on a popular Chinese dish from Sichuan - ma po: tofu in a bright and spicy sauce. This is an aubergine-y twist!


Serves 4

  • 300g aubergine, cut into chunks
  • 90g minced pork
  • 1 Tbsp Oyster Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Spicy Bean (Toban Jhan etc) Sauce  
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 - 2 tsp Chiu Chow Chilli Oil
  • Coriander leaves, to garnish


  1. Marinate the pork with oyster sauce and set aside for 10 minutes.  
  2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan or wok, add the aubergine and cook for 8-10 minutes turning until golden and tender.  
  3. Add minced pork and cook together for 5 minutes. Stir in the spicy bean sauce and a splash of water and cook 2 minutes.
  4. For extra heat stir in the chilli oil and scatter over coriander leaves to serve.

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