Simple Side Dish with Eggplants

Simple Side Dish with Eggplants

Enjoy eggplants with ginger and soy sauce.

Ingredients: 2 eggplants' worth

Eggplants - small Japanese type
◆Bonito flakes
small package (half)
1 clove
◆Japanese dashi stock powder
a pinch
◆Sesame seeds
a small amount, to taste
Soy sauce
2 or 3 swirls


1. Wash the eggplants and peel the skin, leaving some sections unpeeled. Cut them into 8 wedges.
2. Boil the eggplants in a pot, and once they become tender, transfer them to chilled water and lightly drain.
3. Squeeze the eggplants to drain excess moisture, then mix with the ◆ ingredients, and swirl in the soy sauce 2-3 times. The remaining amount of moisture in the eggplants gives this dish a perfect touch.
4. Garnish with minced scallions to taste.

Story Behind this Recipe

In summertime, I receive a large amount of eggplants, so I cook them in a variety of ways.