Izakaya Sakura Nasu Miso (Miso Glazed Japanese Eggplant)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

Quick, easy and light....all the hallmarks of a great side dish or simple lunch.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat broiler with a rack 4 inches from heat source.
  2. Heat oil in an ovenproof frying pan over high heat. Add eggplant, flesh side down, and cook until flesh starts to brown and soften (4 minutes).
  3. In a small bowl, combine miso, sugar, sake and chili flakes. Turn eggplant flesh side up and brush mixture over it.
  4. Broil eggplant in pan until glaze starts to brown (3 minutes). Sprinkle with cilantro and sesame seeds.