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Spicy Steamed Eggplant Salad

Spicy Steamed Eggplant Salad
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Spicy Steamed Eggplant Salad

Pine nuts and ultra-fine julienned Japanese long onion complete the flavor of eggplants.

Servings: 4

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  • Prep Time: 0 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

Ingredients

  • 4 small (or 2 to 3 large) eggplant
  • 100 g (3.5 oz.) bean sprouts
  • a pinch salt
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1/4 bell pepper(red)
  • 10 cm (4 in.) celery
  • 10 cm (4 in.) Japanese long onion
  • 1 & 1/2 Tbsp pine nuts
  • as needed pan-frying oil

(A)Dressing

  • 1 tsp tobanjan(tobanjan)
  • 3 Tbsp Kikkoman Soy Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsp Manjo Hon Mirin(mirin)
  • 2 Tbsp rice vinegar

Instructions

  1. Remove the stems and peel the eggplants. Place into a lidded microwave-safe container and heat in a microwave for 4 to 5 minutes. Allow to cool, then cut into 6 pieces.
  2. Remove any roots from sprouts, then quickly boil in water with a little salt.
  3. Julienne the cucumber, bell pepper and celery.
  4. Cut the Japanese long onion into 5 cm (2 in.) lengths, place in cold water, drain, then julienne into ultra thin strips.
  5. Quickly pan fry the pine nuts in oil, being careful not to scorch.
  6. Mix together (A) to prepare the dressing.
  7. Arrange the sprouts, peppers and celery on a large plate, then top with the eggplant. Sprinkle on the ultra thin sliced Japanese long onion strands and then the pine nuts. Lastly, pour on the dressing.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1

Serving Per Recipe: 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 138
% Daily Value*
Total Fat g 0%
Saturated Fat g 0%
Trans Fat g
Sodium 0.8mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate g 0%
Dietary Fiber g 0%
Sugars g
Protein g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Notes

Hon Mirin contains alcohol.

For individuals unable to consume alcohol, we recommend that you either do not use Hon Mirin or that you boil off the alcohol content prior to use (heated at boiling temperatures for 1 to 1.5 minutes).

Find more information on mirin at the link below this recipe.