Vietnamese-Style Broiled Eggplant | Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street

Join! 12 weeks for $1

Danielle Dreilinger tells us the surprising history of home economics

In this episode, we take a look at Spanish classics. Watch now.

Take a cooking class with us and our instructors from around the world.

NEW - 125 simple weeknight recipes from the world's healthiest cuisine.

1000+ hard-to-find items from around the world.

Everything Milk Street. 12 weeks for just $1. Start your trial here.

Milk Street Recipe

Vietnamese-Style Broiled Eggplant

35 minutes

Vietnamese-Style Broiled Eggplant

Cà tím nướng is a popular Vietnamese dish of grilled eggplant with nước chấm, the ubiquitous savory-sweet dressing made with fish sauce, lime and garlic. For this recipe, we moved the cooking indoors and fired up the broiler for year-round convenience; its focused heat does a good job of charring the eggplant. With no sweetener other than the natural sugars in the shredded carrots, the dressing that sauces the eggplant after broiling has more savory-sour notes and a more restrained sweetness than is typical of nước chấm. Serve this with steamed jasmine rice as a light meal or offer it as a component of a Southeast Asian-inspired dinner.

4 to 6

Servings

Tip

Don’t use globe eggplant for this recipe, as it is more bulbous and seedy than slender Chinese or Japanese eggplant. Broilers vary in heat output, so keep a close eye on the eggplant as it cooks and be sure to rotate the baking sheet halfway to help ensure even browning.

35 minutes

Pardon the interruption

You need to be a Milk Street Digital Member to see the full recipe

JOIN MILK STREET DIGITAL & PRINT
12 WEEKS FOR JUST $1

and get access to all of our recipes and articles online, as well as in print.

GET DIGITAL & PRINT
How we use your email.

Your email address is required to identify your subscription. We will use it for customer service as well as other communications from Milk Street. We will not share, or rent your email address.

SEPTEMBER 2021

$296 VALUE

Success!

Thank you for participating in our monthly giveaway!

Entry Form
How we use your email.

Your email address is required to identify your giveaway entry as well as communications from Milk Street. We will not share or rent your email address. You can unsubscribe from receiving our emails at any time.

Enter the Milk Street Giveaway
Enter the Milk Street Giveaway