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Spicy miso eggplant recipe

Lifestyle — Posted 27/09/16

Simple and succulent with Japanese flavour and a kick of chilli. Meg Tanaka of Melbourne cafe CIBI shares her grandmother’s delicious recipe.

Serves: 4


1 eggplant, cut into 5 cm wedge

1 green capsicum, sliced into 5-6 cm length

1 tea spoon dried chilli

½ cup olive oil

100 g red miso

50 g sugar

50 ml mirin

Some roasted white sesame (if you like)


1. Heat a wok or large pan with oil.

2. Add dried chilli and infuse the flavor to the oil.

3. Add eggplant, stir well and cook until they become soft. 

4. Add capsicum and stir well for a couple of minutes.

5. Add miso, sugar, and mirin stir well.

6. Serve on a plate, and sprinkle roasted sesame if you like.

Try more tasty dishes at Meg's Collingwood eatery CIBI.

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