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Grilled eggplant with lime zest on a white plate with tongs on a wood board

Grilled Teriyaki Lime Eggplant

This flavorful, healthy and easy smoky grilled eggplant is made with a homemade teriyaki lime sauce that's refined sugar-free.

Course Entree, Main Course
Cuisine American, Vegan
Keyword easy marinated grilled eggplant, grilled eggplant, grilled teriyaki eggplant
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Marinating 12 hours 24 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 103 kcal
Author Alex Meyer, MA


  • 2 Limes juiced
  • 1 tbsp lime zest
  • 1 tsp liquid smoke
  • 1 cup refined-sugar free teriyaki sauce
  • 1 large eggplant
  • sea salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste


  1. Slice your eggplant lengthwise in quarter inch thick slices. I a Tupperware container, add the teriyaki sauce, lime, lime zest, liquid smoke, and salt and pepper. Mix  together until well-combined. Add the eggplant slices to the Tupperware container. Cover the container with a lid and shake until the teriyaki is coated in the marinade. Let the eggplant sit in the fridge for the day, shaking periodically throughout the day to ensure the eggplant in evenly coated in the marinade. When you’re ready to cook the eggplant, heat your grill or grill pan to a medium-high heat. Once heated, place your eggplant on the grill and cook for three to five minutes per side.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts are an estimate only.

Nutrition Facts
Grilled Teriyaki Lime Eggplant
Amount Per Serving
Calories 103
% Daily Value*
Sodium 2765mg120%
Potassium 458mg13%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 45IU1%
Vitamin C 12.7mg15%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.