- Common name: Eggplant
- Type: Vegetable
- Scientific name: Solanum melongena
- CHamoru: Birenghenas
- Filipino: Talong, tarong
Best used as: sauteed, fried, grilled
Lechen Birenghenas (eggplant in coconut milk)
Recipe courtesy of Guampedia
- 20 eggplants, barbequed a little over charcoal
- 3 ½ onions, chopped
- Hot pepper (optional)
- 3 cups coconut milk
- 3 cups water
- Lemon juice (optional)
Broil (or grill) the eggplant until cooked. Hold eggplant under running water while peeling the skin.
Place in a bowl and add remaining ingredients, adding the coconut milk last.
Serves 12 people.
By Madeleine Z. Bordallo