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Spicy Sesame Eggplant

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  • Servings: 4
Spicy Sesame Eggplant

Source: Everyday Food, October 2004


  • 1 large eggplant (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 2 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 1/4 teaspoons ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons Asian garlic chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds


  1. Heat broiler. Slice eggplant into 3/4-inch-thick rounds; cut each round into 3/4-inch-wide strips. Transfer to a broiler-proof rimmed baking sheet; toss with coarse salt and ground pepper.

  2. In a small bowl, combine sauce ingredients; drizzle over eggplant, and toss to coat. Spread in an even layer.

  3. Broil, tossing once, until eggplant is browned and tender, about 15 minutes.

Reviews (5)

  • dianek26 1 May, 2014

    First, skip the salt until the eggplant is on the pan (IF you make this) -- and then sprinkle the usual amount lightly. The recipe is WAY too salty. I didn't find the flavors Asian, I found them harsh. I wouldn't make it again and wish I hadn't in the first place. I did follow the directions exactly.

  • pownallfamily 7 Nov, 2013

    This is our go-to eggplant recipe. Love the spicy kick and the asian flavors. Plus it is so easy! Agree that mixing the eggplant in a bowl or plastic bag provides a better coating. Delish!

  • MrsMunch 22 Dec, 2010

    This was delicious! I served it over a bowl of rice. Makes a hearty meal.

  • VaMartha 3 Oct, 2010

    I cut the salt in halve. Very salty otherwise.
    I also prefer them cut smaller (1/2 inch instead of 3/4)
    I sometimes toss the eggplant in a bowl or bag with the sauce instead of drizzling it for better coverage and this recipe says for 4 but if you are n eggplant nut, it may be for ONE!
    Love this one!

  • kktandan 6 Mar, 2009

    Where is the receipe???

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