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Time: 20 minutes. Serve this as a side dish, or try it with rice for a light vegetarian meal.

Scott Lorenz, Scotts Valley, CA
This Story Originally Appeared On sunset.com

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Credit: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Randy Mon

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Serves 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat broiler with a rack 4 in. from heat source. Heat oil in an ovenproof frying pan over high heat. Add eggplant, flesh side down, and cook until flesh starts to brown and soften, about 4 minutes.

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  • In a small bowl, combine miso, sugar, sake, and chile flakes. Turn eggplant flesh side up and brush mixture over it. Broil eggplant in pan until glaze starts to brown, about 3 minutes. Sprinkle with cilantro and sesame seeds.

  • *Look for miso, a fermented soybean paste, in the refrigerator aisle of your produce section.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

221 calories; calories from fat 49%; protein 4.7g; fat 12g; saturated fat 1.6g; carbohydrates 24g; fiber 3.9g; sodium 838mg.
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