Recipes

Fairytale Eggplant in Ginger-Garlic

3-5 fairy tale eggplant, sliced in half lengthwise
3 tablespoons water
3 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons sake
2 tablespoons sesame oil
1 teaspoon rice vinegar
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 inch knob fresh ginger, minced
Cornstarch
Sugar

Heat the oil in a large pan. Add the eggplant, cut side down. Add the water and cover.. Cook about 2-3 minutes or until the eggplant is softened but not fully cooked. Meanwhile, whisk together the soy sauce, ginger, garlic, sake and pinch of cornstarch and a pinch of sugar. Pour over the eggplant and recover. Cook about 5 minutes or until the eggplant is soft.