Chicken Eggplant Recipe

chicken eggplant recipe
chicken eggplant recipe
chicken eggplant recipe

My name is Elena and I am a Chef Master. I have always been passionate about cooking and experimenting with different ingredients. Today, I want to share with you my favorite recipe for chicken eggplant. This recipe is not only delicious but also healthy and easy to prepare. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do!

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Recipe Category: Main Dish
  • Recipe Cuisine: Mediterranean
  • Aggregate Rating: 4.5/5


  • 2 chicken breasts, cut into cubes
  • 1 large eggplant, sliced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 can of diced tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  3. Add the chicken cubes and cook until browned on all sides, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add the onion and garlic and sauté for 2-3 minutes, until translucent.
  5. Add the eggplant slices and sauté for another 5 minutes.
  6. Add the can of diced tomatoes, tomato paste, paprika, cumin, and dried oregano. Stir well.
  7. Transfer the mixture to an oven-safe baking dish and bake for 20 minutes.
  8. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley and serve hot.

Nutrition Information:

Nutrient Amount per Serving
Calories 250
Protein 25g
Fat 10g
Carbohydrates 15g
Fiber 5g


  • Q: Can I substitute chicken with another protein?
  • A: Yes, you can use beef, lamb, or tofu.
  • Q: Can I use fresh tomatoes instead of canned?
  • A: Yes, you can use 2-3 fresh tomatoes instead.
  • Q: Can I omit the parsley?
  • A: Yes, you can use cilantro or basil instead.
  • Q: Can I make this recipe ahead of time?
  • A: Yes, you can prepare the ingredients in advance and bake it before serving.
  • Q: Is this recipe suitable for a vegetarian diet?
  • A: No, this recipe contains chicken.


1. You can add other vegetables such as zucchini or bell peppers.

2. Serve with rice or quinoa for a complete meal.

3. Use a non-stick skillet to reduce the amount of oil needed.

This chicken eggplant recipe is a perfect dish for a cozy night in or a family dinner. It is packed with flavor and nutrition, and easy to make. Give it a try and let me know what you think!

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