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Today's Healthy Catch: Eggplant Skewers

Ratchet up your meal options with this mouthwatering recipe from our friends at 'Catch' restaurant.

Today's Healthy Catch: Eggplant Skewers

Catch features contemporary renditions of classic seafood preparations, successfully fusing great food, service and an exceptional scene as it appeals to the tastes of today’s modern diner. Serving up dishes that are both sophisticated and approachable, Catch's streaming, sharable style of dining continues to achieve success as it resonates with the owners’ original vision of marrying deliciously simple yet elegant seafood with excellent service and a superior, interactive atmosphere.

Eggplant Skewers Servings: 8
You'll need
  • 3 lbs Japanese Eggplant
  • 1 cup Blond Miso
  • 3/4 cup Cooking Sake
  • 3/4 cup Sweet Rice Wine Mirin
  • 2/3 cup Sambal Oelek
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 8 10" Skewers

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Directions 
1. Spicy Miso Procedure: Place all ingredients in a medium size saucepot over medium low heat. Bring to a boil while whisking continuously. Once boiling, reduce to low heat and let it simmer for half an hour until it reduces 2/3 of the volume
2. Eggplant Procedure: Cut the Japanese eggplant 1/2-inch-wide rounds. Place 3 pieces of eggplant on each skewer.
3. Final Procedure: In medium sized nonstick saute pan add 2 tablespoons of olive oil, place 3 eggplant skewers for 2 minutes on each side over medium high heat. Remove from sautee pan and place on cutting board. Lightly brush with miso and finish in the broiler for 2 minutes until it is slightly charred. Then garnish with sesame seed and place it in on a serving plate.
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