Eggplant Thai Cherry Kermit F1

Approx 10 seeds

Availability: In stock

$4.90

Details

Young golf ball sized fruits are very tasty and can be eaten fresh or cooked. It’s distinctive flavour sees it used extensively in many Asian dishes such as curry dishes, soups, stews, egg dishes or pickled and served as a snack or side dish.

How To Grow

Sow seeds 6mm (1/4in) deep into damp soil, firm down gently and keep moist. Seedlings emerge in 10-14 days. Use a short stake in exposed areas. Keep moist and feed every 2-3 weeks.

When To Plant

Spring and Summer, Autumn too in tropical areas.

Sow

Spring

Soil Type

fertile

When

Spring and Summer, Autumn too in tropical areas.

Where

Direct where they are to grow or in seed trays of seed raising mixture.

How Sow

Sow seeds 6mm (1/4in) deep into damp soil, firm down gently and keep moist. Seedlings emerge in 10-14 days.

Care

Use a short stake in exposed areas. Keep moist and feed every 2-3 weeks.

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If you are not completely satisfied with these seeds Mr. Fothergill's will gladly replace them for free. Performance subject to growing conditions.

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Recipe

Thai Eggplant & Chicken Curry

Thai Eggplant & Chicken Curry

Ingredients

  • 400g Thai cherry eggplants, halved or quartered
  • 500g chicken breast, sliced
  • 3 spring onions, sliced
  • 4-8 tbsp Thai green curry paste
  • 2 x 400g cans coconut milk
  • 2 red capsicum, cut into chunks 
  • 150g beans or snow peas
  • 5 kaffir lime leaves, crushed
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup Thai basil leaves
  • 1 hot Thai birds eye chili, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • Sesame oil

Instructions

  1. Stir fry the chicken in an oiled pan until lightly browned. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, add the curry paste and cook, stirring constantly, for 1 minute. Stir in coconut milk and bring to a simmer. Add crushed lime leaves, oyster sauce and sugar. Cook stirring for 5 minutes.
  3. Add eggplant, capsicum, spring onion and beans. Reduce heat to a simmer and cover the pan. Cook 7-10 minutes, stirring occasionally until eggplants are softened.
  4. Remove from heat. Stir in basil, chili, soy sauce and lime juice. Serve with rice.
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