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J-Simple Recipes title

braised eggplant

  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 98 kcal
  • Total Time: 25 m
    • Prep: 10 m
    • Cook: 15 m
  • Japanese: Nasu no nibitashi
Braised Eggplant


Step 1

step 1:

Cut the stalks off the eggplants and then cut the eggplants in half lengthwise. Slice the eggpant halves diagonally into 1 1/2 in. pieces.

Step 2

step 2:

Heat the salad oil in a pot and sear the eggplant.

Step 3

step 3:

After the eggplant has become soft, add the bonito soup stock, sugar and soy sauce. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes on medium-low heat.

Nasu no nibitashi


The combination of sweet soy sauce and eggplant seared in salad oil is very good. It is delicious either hot or cold.