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Miso Mapo Eggplant and Green Peppers

Miso Mapo Eggplant and Green Peppers

A dish you can make with just a few ingredients.

Ingredients: Serves 2

Ground pork
100g
Garlic
1 clove
Eggplant
1
Green peppers
2
Sesame oil
2 teaspoons
Sake
1 tablespoon
Soy sauce
1 teaspoon
Miso
1 teaspoon
Doubanjiang
1 teaspoon
Mirin
1 tablespoon
Salt and pepper
a small amount
For the katakuriko slurry:
Katakuriko
1 teaspoon
Water
100ml

Steps

1. Roughly chop the eggplant into small chunks of equal size.
2. Similarly, roughly chop the green pepper into small chunks of equal size.
3. Mince the garlic. Heat sesame oil in a pan and add the minced garlic. When it has begun to caramelize, add the ground pork and cook.
4. Thoroughly cook the pork and season with salt and pepper.
5. Add the eggplant. When the eggplant has cooked through, add the miso, soy sauce, sake, and mirin in order.
6. Next, add the green pepper and cook lightly before adding the doubanjiang. Mix the ingredients well, and then add the dissolved katakuriko. When the mixture has thickened, it's done.

Story Behind this Recipe

I made this with ingredients on hand.