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Marinated Grilled Eggplant

Rated as 3.78 out of 5 Stars

"Simple prep plus simple ingredients equals great food! Serve warm as a side dish or with all your favorite burger fixings."
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1 h servings 113
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Sprinkle garlic salt over both sides of eggplant slices; let sit for 30 minutes to release water.
  2. Place eggplant slices in a large dish; drizzle with fish sauce. Add basil, balsamic vinegar, and olive oil; stir to evenly coat. Marinate for about 15 minutes.
  3. Preheat grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate.
  4. Remove eggplant from marinade and arrange on preheated grill; cook until tender, occasionally basting with marinade, about 5 minutes per side.


  • Cook's Note:
  • If grilling isn't your thing, cut eggplant into 1-inch cubes instead of slices and bake for 10 minutes at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Serve with flat bread, kalamata olives, and feta cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 113 calories; 7.1 12.5 2 0 484 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I didn't bother with the garlic salt, just marinated and grilled. Delish!

Most helpful critical review

Didnt like the taste but maybe its just me

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I didn't bother with the garlic salt, just marinated and grilled. Delish!

Don't normally like eggplant. LOVE this recipe. Didn't change a thing.

This was delicious! My husband and I scarfed it down and didn't have to add any salt or seasonings. I followed the recipe exactly and it was perfect just the way it was! Make sure to baste the...

I love eggplant and balsamic but I didn't like them together. However, hubs really liked it so it's a 4. I made this as written without the optional fish sauce. Several reviewers said that they ...

I didn't use the fish sauce, but the result was still really good. This is my go-to marinade now for both eggplant and zucchini (I quarter the zucchini lengthwise into spears). My husband now ac...

Followed exactly including the fish sauce and thought it was great. I probably used a little less of everything because my wife isn't crazy about balsamic vinegar but it was really tasty!

Didnt like the taste but maybe its just me

This recipe didn't work for me. Not much flavor.

One of my favorites! So easy and delicious. Brought this to a work pot luck and turned so many people on to eggplant.