Eggplant with Miso Topping (Nasu Dengaku)

The side dish which Michelle picked for the Japanese theme meal is Eggplant with Miso Topping (Nasu Dengaku). It was a last minute addition as Michelle found Asian eggplant on sales while she was groceries shopping for the community kitchen.

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Eggplant with Miso Topping is Michelle’s favourite dish to order at Japanese restaurants.

Ingredients

  • 3 to 4 Chinese or Japanese eggplants
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon canola or any neutral oil
  • sesame seeds to garnish

Miso Topping

  • 5 tablespoons white miso paste
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 cup water

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Source: Let’s Cook Japanese Food by A. Kaneko

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