Watch Daddy Lau teach us how to make Eggplant with Garlic Sauce, also known as Yuxiang Eggplant.
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Chinese Cooking Demystified: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OH5pP5Yd85A
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⏲ CHAPTERS ⏲
00:00 – Intro
00:37 – What is Yuxiang Eggplant?
01:10 – Wash & pick eggplant
01:28 – Background on Eggplant
02:07 – Prepare and steam eggplants
03:49 – Cut vegetables
06:14 – Prepare sauce
07:18 – How to tell if eggplant is done
08:06 – Cook sauce
09:20 – Mix eggplant with sauce
09:57 – Plate eggplant
10:23 – Meal Time!
11:04 – On Yuxiang sauce
11:43 – Did you eat this in China?
13:08 – How to pick the best eggplant?
14:51 – Making with Italian / American eggplants
15:37 – Should you salt your eggplant?
17:10 – How to maintain purple color when cooking?
18:22 – Microwaving eggplant
18:45 – How to not overcook it & get the perfect texture?
19:09 – How does the Sichuan style differ?
19:45 – Mom bought dad flutes!
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