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French Fried Eggplant in Fritter Batter Recipe

Description: This is a very old recipe, that's sure to please. The original recipe called for frying in fat! French Fried eggplant makes a great appetizer.

 Serves: 6-8 servings


  • 1 eggplant

  • 1 1/3 cup sifted, all-purpose flour

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 2/3 cups milk

  • 1 egg

Preparation Directions:

  • Pare eggplant and cut into finger length slices.
  • Soak eggplant in salt water for 1 hour
  • While eggplant is soaking, prepare fritter batter.
  • In a mixing bowl, sift together dry ingredients.
  • Add milk and well-beaten egg.
  • Mix together thoroughly.
  • Preheat vegetable oil to 375 degrees.
  • Drain and thoroughly dry eggplant. on paper towels.
  • Dip eggplant into fritter batter.
  • Fry until golden brown.
  • Remove eggplant, and allow to rain on a paper towel.
  • Serve hot.


  1. Serve with remoulade sauce, ranch dressing, blue cheese or other dipping sauce.

  2. Try the fritter batter with other garden vegetables, like zucchini, other squashes, or onion strips.

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