Prep time: 15 minutes
If you don
' t want to fire up a grill in addition to the broiler and stovetop, just broil the eggplant, flesh side up, first instead of grilling.
To prepare the eggplant, combine the miso, sugar, mirin and sake in a bowl. Stir until the sugar dissolves. Score the eggplant halves in a crisscros pattern, about
To prepare the manhimahi, season it with salt and pepper to taste. Heat the oil in a stainless-steel sauté pan or skillet over medium-high heat until the oil is hot and shimmering. Sear the fish for 2 to 3 minutes on each side, until opaque throughout.
To serve, place 2 eggplant halves in parallel fashion on each plate and arrange the fish on top.