Nasu Dengaku (Eggplant Broiled in Miso)

Japanese eggplants are broiled (or grilled, if you have the time), spread with a sweetened miso mixture, and then broiled again for a few seconds.

Ingredients
  • 1 asian eggplant (cut in half lengthwise)
  • 1 teaspoon (sesame oil, optional)
  • 1 tablespoon miso (gluten free for gluten free)
  • 2 teaspoons sake
  • 2 teaspoons mirin
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 green onion (sliced, optional)
Directions
  1. Brush the inside sides of the eggplant sides with the sesame oil.
  2. Broil the outside of the eggplant sides for about 3 minutes.
  3. Broil the inside side of the eggplant sides for about 3 minutes or until tender.
  4. Mix the miso, sake, mirin and sugar.
  5. Place the miso mixture on the inside side of the eggplant sides and broil until the miso bubbles.
  6. Garnish with the green onion slices.

Source : allrecipes.com

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