Drain well. Add the minced scallions, garlic and ginger and stir-fry over high heat until fragrant, 1 minute. Transfer eggplants out and leave the oil in. Soak in water with a bit of salt dissolved for a while. A Tasty, Simple Dish Though, as I typed out the Chinese characters for this dish, I was surprised to see that 肉沫茄子 ( rou mo qie zi ) auto-populated as one of the top options! Braised Eggplant with Minced Pork (肉沫茄子) is another one of those easy dishes that you might see on the table at your parents’ or grandparents’ house! Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in wok and fry the eggplants for 6-9 minutes until the eggplants become soft and withered. Marinate pork mince for 20 minutes. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a clay pot over medium. Add eggplant and stir fry constantly. Sauté half of the minced garlic, shallot, ginger and chili bean sauce. Rinse eggplant. Leave the remaining soy sauce mixture in the pan. Add the pork and stir-fry until no pink remains, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir well and cook the pork mince for 4 to 5 minutes until a little browned and cooked through. Trim and julienne as picture shown. Then transfer the mince to a clean plate and put it aside until needed later on.