4 servings (serving size: 1 slice)

To toast sesame seeds, spread them in a shallow pan, and bake at 350º for 5 minutes. Stir at least once so they'll toast evenly.

How to Make It

Step 1

Place eggplant on several layers of paper towels; sprinkle salt over cut sides of eggplant. Let stand 15 minutes; blot dry with paper towels.

Step 2

Combine rice vinegar and next 5 ingredients; stir well. Brush over eggplant; let stand 10 minutes. Coat grill rack with cooking spray; place on grill over medium-hot coals (350° to 400°). Place eggplant on rack; grill, uncovered, 5 minutes on each side, basting often with remaining sesame seed mixture.

Ratings & Reviews

bellymama's Review

July 05, 2009
I followed the recipe exactly as written and I couldn't even tell the eggplant had been marinaded. The only flavor from the marinade was a little bit of heat from the crushed red pepper. I drizzled lemon olive oil over the grilled eggplant and it tasted fine -- just no sesame flavor. I think you would need to quadruple the marinade to taste it.