Ponzu is a citrus flavored soy like sauce that adds a complex flavor to this marinade. Soy sauce is a good substitute. Both products are a fermented produce that contains probiotics. Produce such as Japanese eggplant is a prebiotic that works with the probiotics to maintain gut health.
Grilled Japanese Eggplant
¼ cup Ponzu or soy sauce
¼ cup rice wine vinegar or other favorite vinegar
½ cup olive oil
1 tablespoon brown sugar
Slice eggplant very thin lengthwise. Marinate in soy sauce mixture for at least 10 minutes. Lift from marinade and place on preheated grill. Grill for about 2 minutes on each side. Serve with Couscous or rice pilaf and feta cheese.
This type of slaw is often served in fish tacos or use as a side for beans and rice. The lime juice is a good source of vitamin C and increases the micronutrients that are available for absorption.
Recipe shared with us from Jacque Nyenhuis- Professor of Culinary Medicine and Nutrition Expert.
Check out more of Jacque’s recipes on her blog: CookingWithJacque.Com