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Gochujang Glazed Eggplant Donburi

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Yield

2

prep

Prep Time

15 minutes

cook

Cook Time

21 minutes

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Total Time

46 minutes

kikkoman products used:

ingredients

1 medium eggplant
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
½ cup Kikkoman® Teriyaki Takumi, Gochujang Spicy Miso

For Serving 
¼ cup green onion, thinly sliced
2 cups cooked rice
1½ cups pickled Asian vegetables

directions

  1. Remove ends of eggplant, leave the skin on, and cut lengthwise into thin slices. Soak in water for 10 minutes. Pat eggplant slices with a paper towel.
  2. Add flour to a large shallow bowl. Dredge slices in flour to lightly coat. Heat two tablespoons of oil over medium heat in a large pan until it is simmering hot. Working in two batches, pan fry eggplant slices in skillet for 3-4 minutes on each side until golden brown. Add extra oil as needed.
  3. Reduce heat to medium-low. Return cooked slices of eggplant to pan and add Takumi sauce. Simmer for 4-5 minutes.
  4. Serve eggplant hot over rice in bowls with green onion and pickled vegetables.

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