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4.52 from 75 votes

Grilled Japanese Eggplant

Bring the taste of Asia to your plate in 15 minutes with grilled Japanese eggplant.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2


  • Japanese eggplant
  • Olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Black pepper


  • Heat the grill to medium-high (375-400F degrees).
  • Cut the eggplant in half lengthwise.
  • Season with olive oil, salt and pepper.
  • Grill cut side down 7 minutes.
  • Flip grill 8 minutes.


Calories: 50kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 1gFat: 2gSodium: 1165mgPotassium: 259mgFiber: 3gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 25IUVitamin C: 2.5mgCalcium: 10mgIron: 0.4mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
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  1. Tried this tonight and was amazing. But my favorite part was the post did not include a love letter to Japanese eggplant. Just your earned credentials of being a badass and the recipe which is really just a cooking time! which is what I needed. Simple! Excellent. Your ROCK>