Grilled aubergine

About this recipe: Aubergine slices are brushed with olive oil and sprinkled with coriander seeds. They are then grilled and drizzled with a basil and lemon juice dressing. Serve as a side dish.

Sonya Jane

Ingredients

Serves: 2 

  • 1 large aubergine, cut lengthways into six 5mm slices
  • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander seeds, coarsely cracked
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • salt, to taste

Method

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Preheat the grill and set the grill rack about 15cm from the heat source.
  2. Brush both sides of each aubergine slice generously with olive oil; arrange in a single layer in the bottom of a grill pan. Scatter about half of the cracked coriander seeds over the aubergine slices.
  3. Cook under the grill until browned, 5 to 6 minutes. Flip and season with the remaining coriander seeds; cook under the grill until browned, 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Whisk the lemon juice, basil and salt together in a bowl; drizzle over the grilled aubergine slices. Serve warm.

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