Friday, August 15, 2014

RECIPE: Miso Garlic Eggplant

Difficulty Level: EASY

1/4 cup mirin (sweet rice wine)

3 tablespoons yellow miso (soybean paste)

2 teaspoons grated peeled fresh ginger

1 teaspoon dark sesame oil

1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper

2 garlic cloves, minced

4 Japanese eggplants, cut diagonally into 1/2-inch-thick slices (about 1 pound)

Cooking spray

1 tablespoon sesame seeds

1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions

Preheat broiler.

Combine first 6 ingredients, stirring with a whisk. Arrange eggplant slices on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Spread mirin mixture evenly over the eggplant slices, and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Broil 8 minutes or until topping is golden. Place eggplant slices on a platter, and sprinkle with onions.

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