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Soy-sesame grilled eggplant

Eggplant comes in deep summer when its too hot to cook in the house. Make these on the grill and serve over some rice made in your rice cooker with some cool salads. Perfect meal for a summer evening!
  • 3 lbs eggplant sliced to 3/8 thick
  • 4 tbs oil


  • 2 tbs. dark sesame oil
  • 5 tbs. dark sesame oil
  • 2 tbs. mirin
  • 1 tbs. rice vinegar
  • 1 tbs. chili paste
  • 1 tbs. sugar
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 3 scallions, white and green, chopped
  • 2 tbs. sesame oil

Brush eggplant with oil on one side and place oiled side on hot grill. Grill for 5-7 minutes. Brush top and flip over for 5-7 more minutes until eggplant is slightly crusty and soft. Let eggplant cool and cut into bits size pieces. Toss eggplant with marinade ingredients except sesame seeds. Let stand for 30 minutes, sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve.

Serving Up the Harvest by Andrea Chesman