Total Time
15mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

From "Ofukuro no Aji" cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Slice eggplant into 1/4-inch circles.
  2. Fry in sesame seed oil for a few minutes.
  3. Add water and mirin or sake and cover and simmer until tender.
  4. Mix miso, soy sauce and sugar in a small bowl.
  5. Add to the eggplant mixture and stir-fry.
  6. Optional: For a thicker "gravy", Mix optional cornstarch and water together. Bring to boil and add cornstarch mixture. Let boil for one more minute, stirring constantly and lower temperature to simmer for 5 more minutes.
Most Helpful

5 5

This is indeed something ofukuro makes throughout Japan with some variation. Added a bit of sake and for color julienned carrots right before serving. This dish is perfect accompaniment to steamed white rice. Did not use cornstarch or optional water - did not need it. Thank you for posting. Made for Asian forum tag game Unrated Asian Recipe Cookbook.