Steamed Eggplant with Minced Meat

Steamed Eggplant with Minced Meat

A deeply flavored dish prepared using a microwave oven.

Cooking time
15 minutes+
  • Nutrition facts are for one serving.
  • Time to bake in an oven is not included in the cooking time.

Ingredients(Servings: 2)

Ingredients(Servings: 2)

150 g (5.3 oz.)


1 knob

1 clove

1/2 Tbsp

as desired


1 & 1/2 Tbsp


  1. Remove stems from the eggplants and cut in half lengthwise. Score a crisscross pattern into the peels and then cut each in half.
  2. Mince up the Japanese long onion, ginger root and garlic.
  3. Place the minced meat, (2) and (A) into a bowl and combine together.
  4. Place (1) into a lidded heat-resistant container, cover with the sesame oil and then place in the center. Arrange (3) on either side and heat lidded in a microwave oven (600 W) for 7 minutes.
  5. Serve on a plate sprinkled with diagonally cut green onions if available.

Cooking Basics

Japanese long onion - finely chopped

Remove the roots of the Japanese long onion, and insert vertical cuts. Then chop up finely at right angles from end to end.

Ginger - mincing

Remove the skin of the ginger and thinly slice, gradually sliding and stacking the slices. Then mince the ginger into fine pieces, and slice again finely at right angles.


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