Smoked Miso Eggplant

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Sepia: The Cuisine of Martin Benn

Sepia

By Martin Benn

Published 2014

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Ingredients

  • 5 logs Japanese charcoal (binchotan)
  • 3 medium–large eggplants (aubergines)
  • 1 litre (35

Method

Fire up the charcoal by burning it over a gas flame for 30 minutes then transfer to a hibachi (barbecue grill). Leave the hot charcoal to burn for 15 minutes before using, and place a grill or wire rack on top to heat.

Meanwhile, cut two of the eggplants into quarters, lengthways. Remove the seeds and spongy part, leaving the skin and about 2