Grilled Japanese Aubergine (#Yaki Nasu #焼きなす)

Grilled Japanese Eggplant
#Yaki Nasu #焼きなす

  10 mins  Cooking - Free food icons15 mins  Client, dinner, eat, food, man, meal, restaurant icon 4 servings 
Course: Side dish 
Cuisine: Japanese


  • 2 Eggplants


  Sauce and seasoning

  • 1.5 cup Water
  • 1 tb-sp Soy sauce
  • 2 tb-sp Mirin
  • 2 tb-sp Tsuyu (つゆ)
  • 3 pieces Ginger


Bakery svglinecolor recipe book icon - Bakery Icons 2017 Steps by step

1. Wash the eggplants carefully

2. Place an eggplant on the chopping board and divide to two pieces vertically


3. Continue this process (target 2-inch wide each)


4. Slowly cut each eggplant (2/3 deep) and place aside (optional)

5. Mix the sauce in a bowl

6. Heat up a pan with some oil and ginger, place the eggplants and fried until they become light-golden colour

7. Pour in the sauce and place the cover

8. Turn it to lower heat and cook for another 10 minutes

9. Remove from heat and place the eggplants on a plate

10. Sprinkle some spring onion and katsuobushi to finish the decoration


Bright, idea, lamp, tips iconStep's secret tips:

Katsuobushi (かつおぶし, dried bonito flakes) is optional in this dish. This is one of the most common ingredients in Japanese cooking, especially for dashi as a foundation of Japanese cooking.

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