Agebitashi

Fried Vegetables Marinated in Dashi

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      3 hr

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Tokyo Cult Recipes

Tokyo Cult Recipes

By Maori Murota

Published 2015

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Ingredients

  • 1 eggplant (aubergine)
  • 2 asparagus spears
  • 1 red capsicum (pepper)

Method

Combine all the marinade ingredients in a bowl large enough to hold the vegetables later. Roughly chop the eggplant into 3 cm (1¼ in) chunks, then soak in salted water for 5 minutes. Eggplant is like a sponge, so to prevent it from absorbing too much oil, it is better to do this before cooking it (and it will keep its pretty purple colour that way). Dry the eggplant well, otherwise the oil will