Sweet Miso Sauce
‘Ama Miso Dare’ Sweet Miso Sauce
4-5 TBS sugar
2 TBS sake
1 TBS mirin
Mix all the ingredients well in a sauce pan.
Put the sauce pan on low heat and stirring continuously for about 5 minutes.
Keep in a jar.
Cut eggplants in half or in rounds about 5 cm thick. Soak them in water for about 15 minutes.
Drain and dry the eggplants.
Pour generous amount of vegetable oil into the skillet. The oil should be about at least 1 cm in the skillet.
Put eggplants in the skillet and turn the stove to medium. Cover the skillet with a lid. Brown one side then flip them over. Steam-fry for about 15 minutes or until the eggplant is very, very tender.
Serve with Sweet Miso Sauce.
*add ground sesame seeds for richer flavor
*Good with fried or steamed vegetables, tofu, fish, meat, just about anything.