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Curtis Stone's BBQ eggplant tips

Eggplant: Slice it. Soak it. Grill it.

Eggplant being sliced on chopping board.

1. Cut eggplant

Cut eggplants into 1cm-thick slices and arrange, cut side up, on a baking tray.

Slices of eggplant on a baking tray.

2. Sprinkle with salt

For the best flavour and texture, sprinkle with salt and stand for 30 mins to draw out moisture, then rinse.

Eggplant on a grill plate of a BBQ.

3. Cook on a grill

Brush eggplant with oil and cook on grill for 5 mins each side or until very tender and lightly charred.

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