It then absorbs all the umami like a sponge. Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Top eggplant claypot recipes and other great tasting recipes with a healthy slant from Share this recipe. Put a stovetop-safe, medium size clay pot* on medium heat. Salted Fish and Eggplant in Claypot Written by. Add the tomatoes, lemongrass and two tbsp water and cook for 2 … Chef John. When warm, add the garlic and stir gently until fragrant. Add the eggplant back into the wok and mix well. Add the peanut oil. Stir in about 60ml of water, then lower the heat, cover the wok with the lid and simmer for about 10 minutes, stirring often. The eggplants, chicken, and salted pork are braised in a combination of minced ginger, garlic, and oyster sauce. Get Chef John's Salted Fish recipe … Print Share. Save.