Add the cubes of eggplant, tomatoes and thyme, mix well and simmer over medium heat for 15 minutes. Sichuan Spicy Eggplant and Salted Fish is a type of stir fry from the Sichuanese cuisine where eggplants are stir fried with a sauce made from fatty pork mince, salted fish and Sichuan peppercorns. The salted fish with eggplant is ready, eat it with with rice and chilli sauce. After 15 minutes add the salted fish, stir and simmer another 5 minutes. Taste and adjust the seasoning if necessary.