Miso Aubergine

Deliciously Tender Aubergine with Authentic Miso Glaze, a Traditional Japanese Favourite
This delicately roasted aubergine exemplifies the brilliant simplicity of traditional Japanese cuisine adapted for the modern age. The sweet and savoury miso glaze, brushed over tender, golden-brown aubergine halves, creates a harmonious blend of flavours.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 1


  • 1 Aubergine
  • 2 tbsps SWEET & SAVOURY MISO GLAZE & MARINADE SAUCE (Adjust the amount to your preference and according to the size of the eggplant.)
  • Optional: Sesame seeds, for garnish
  • Optional: Chopped green onions, for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 220ºC.
  • Slice the aubergine in half lengthwise from top to bottom to create boat-shaped halves. With the tip of a knife, make 3 or 4 incisions in the flesh of the aubergine about 6mm deep.
  • Place the aubergine, flesh side down, on a baking tray or grill pan. Roast in the preheated oven for about 15 minutes, until the outer skin is browned and tender.
  • Turn the eggplant flesh side up and brush with the SWEET & SAVOURY MISO GLAZE & MARINADE SAUCE.
  • Return the aubergine to the oven and grill for another 5 minutes, or until the glaze starts to brown and sizzle.
  • Once cooked, remove from the oven and garnish with sesame seeds, green onions, or other desired toppings.

Product used in this recipe


Sweet and Savoury Miso Glaze and Marinade Sauce
370 g

Our Sweet and Savoury Miso is made from two types of miso, blended with sweet seasoning and rice vinegar to create a liquid miso, conveniently packaged in an easy-to-use bottle. This Sweet and Savoury Miso variety has a sweet yet umami-rich taste with moderate acidity, making it suitable for a wide variety of recipes such as stir-frying, marinating, and mixing into dressings, or enjoying on its own as a condiment.

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