Kao Kao Miso Glazed Eggplant

This delicious Miso from Kao Kao in Daylesford elevates eggplants to the stratosphere of deliciousness. So moreish you just have to keep going for more.

Misso glazed eggplant

Kao Kao Miso Glazed Eggplant


  • 3 X Eggplants – Cut in half length way
  • 1/2 Cup Olive oil
  • 2  Tablespoon Kao Kao Miso
  • 3 Tablespoon Mirin
  • 3 Tablespoon Cooking Sake
  • 2 Tablespoon Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Black Sesame Oil
  • 30g Fresh Ginger – Grated
  • 1 Garlic love – Minced
  • 2 red Chilli – thinly sliced
  • 1 cup Mint and Coriander leaves – Chopped
  • Cooked Basmati rice to serve


  1. Criss Cross score the eggplant, sprinkle a little salt and brush with olive oil (skin too).
  2. Place the eggplant on an oven tray, face down, in a 200c preheated oven for 20 minutes. Flip the eggplant and bake for another 10 minutes.
  3. Mix Miso, Mirin, Sake, Sugar, Sesame oil, ginger and garlic and generously brush the eggplant flesh (facing up).
  4. Return to oven for another 10 minutes till glaze is golden.
  5. Serve hot eggplant, topped with Rice, Herbs & Chilli.



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