This popular restaurant dish can be cooked easily at home. ‘Grilled Eggplant with Sweet Miso Sauce’ is one of the most popular Japanese dishes I have cooked for dinner parties.


4 Servings


Eggplant 1 to 2
Roasted Sesame Seeds *optional
Finely chopped Spring Onion *Optional

Miso Sauce

Miso 4 tablespoons
Mirin 2 tablespoons
Sugar 2 tablespoons
*Depending on the type of miso, you might need more sugar.

  1. Slice Eggplant about 2cm thick.
  2. Heat oil in a frypan and cook Eggplant on both sides until browned.
  3. Place them on a griller tray and put some Miso Sauce on top and cook under griller until sauce get slightly burnt.
  4. Sprinkle some Roasted Sesame Seeds or Spring Onion and serve.