Crisp Eggplant Chips

45 mins (prep 30)
7 ingredients
makes 6 (hors d'oeuvre) servings
Here, something savory becomes addictively sweet and salty. The confectioners sugar helps brown the eggplant, and panko adds crunch.

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  • 6 tablespoons confectioners sugar
  • 6 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup panko (japanese bread crumbs)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 lb thin asian eggplant (2 inches in diameter; about 2 medium), trimmed
  • about 3 cups vegetable oil
  • special equipment: an adjustable-blade slicer; a deep-fat thermometer; a large sieve


Serving Size (93.44 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 170.3 Calories from Fat 11.97
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.33g 12.31%
Saturated Fat 0.29g 8.68%
Trans Fat 0.01g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 292.6mg 73.15%
Total Carbohydrate 35.07g 70.13%
Dietary Fiber 2.33 g 55.96%
Sugars 3.33 g %
Protein 4.02g 48.2%
Vitamin A 9.09IU% Vitamin C 0.83mg%
Calcium 106.28mg% Iron 1.57mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
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