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Japanese Miso-Glazed Eggplant (Nasu no Dengaku)

J. Kenji López-Alt Post a comment

Nasu no Dengaku is traditionally made by broiling slender Japanese eggplants, spreading them with a sweet miso glaze, then broiling them again until the glaze is caramelized and sizzling. It's an extraordinarily simple but extraordinarily tasty dish that is probably my favorite appetizer at a Japanese restaurant. More

Japanese Miso-Glazed Eggplant (Nasu no Dengaku)

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 7 comments

[Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt] Note: Mirin is a sweet rice-based wine. It can be found in any Japanese or Asian grocery story. If unavailable, you can make a substitue by heating 1 cup of sake with 1 cup of sugar... More

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