Thursday, July 10, 2008

Recipe for Miso egg plant

Pan-fried egg plant with Miso - (Nasu No Nabeshigi)

6 egg plants - cut into rounds about 1cm
Oil - 3 Tbsp
Sesame oil - 3-4 Tbsp
Miso - 3 Tbsp
Mirin - 3 Tbsp
Sake - 3 Tbsp
Water - 2 Tbsp
Sugar - 3 Tbsp
Toasted white sesame seeds - 2 Tbsp

1. Mix (B) together in a bowl until smooth.
2. Pan-fry (A) egg plants in oils till brown on both sides.
3. Pour mixture (B) over the pan-fried egg plants. Cook until the sauce thickens and egg plants are well coated.
4. Serve on a plate topped with (C) toasted sesame seeds.



Anonymous said...

hii bentopet :) haven't been commenting, but a regular reader. ur bento posts are really addictive. although i don't make them, but i'd just come to ur site and gawk at ur bentos... such passion u have, making these :)

allthingspurple said...

i love to try this. But what is mirin and what is sake (some kind of liquor?) and how do i find them in our aisles? they are all in Japanese and each time i ask any salesgirl, they blur out on me, Maybe you could put up a pic? Much obliged !

Bento Pet said...

jane: I visit you often too but no comments. My daughter #2 is doing her Dip Music in Dec. She wants to set up a music school and a Japanese restaurant side by side. LOL!

Bento Pet said...

allthingspurple: Check out an old post here:
Hope it helps.


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