Fried Eggplant with Ginger Soy Sauce

This is my Japanese grandma, Kimiko’s recipe.

Kimiko's Kitchen

Ingredients

  1. 1 American eggplant, or 5 Japanese eggplants
  2. 5 table spoon Vegetable oil
  3. 4/5 cup Japanese dashi (broth)
  4. 1 table spoon grated ginger
  5. 1/5 cup rice vinegar
  6. 1 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  7. 1 1/2 tablespoon soy sauce
  8. 1 tablespoon mirin
  9. 0.2 oz bonito flakes

Steps

  1. 1.Cut off the stem of the eggplant, and slice it length wise into pieces that are approximately 2 inch by half inch by half inch.

  2. 2.Fry the eggplant slices in 338 F oil.

  3. 3.Bring the rest of the ingredients (except for bonito flakes) to a boil and put the eggplant slices inside. Cook for 2-3 min.

  4. Serve with bonito flakes sprinkled on top.

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