Miso Glazed Japanese Eggplant

Dish info





Step 1

Make miso glaze - Whisk miso, sugar, sake, & mirin in pan over low heat.

Step 2

Heat until mixture becomes thick and liquidy, about 7-10 min.

Step 3

Cut eggplants in half lengthwise. Then score eggplant & create a crosshatch.

Step 4

Heat oil in pan over medium heat.

Step 5

Add eggplant face down then cover with lid & cook for 3-4 minutes.

Step 6

Flip over, then cover & cook for another 3-4 minutes.

Step 7

Transfer eggplant to a baking sheet cut side up then add miso to each slice.

Step 8

Broil for 2 min to caramelize the sauce then top with sesame seeds & scallions.

About the Authors

We're Alec & Kat, the authors behind The Heirloom Pantry.  We teach approachable, elevated recipes for the home cook, greatly inspired by our Japanese and Italian heritage.