Mediterranean Chicken with Eggplant

Mediterranean Chicken with Eggplant

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"I've learned to make this dish from my grandmother who still lives on the shore of the Mediterranean."

Ingredients

1 h 20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 336 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 336 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 10.6 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 26.6g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 35.5 g
  • 71%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 82 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 147 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place eggplant strips in a big pot of lightly salted water and soak for 30 minutes (this will improve the taste; they will leave a brown color in the pot).
  2. Remove eggplant from pot and brush lightly with olive oil. Saute or grill until lightly browned and place in a 9x13 inch baking dish. Set aside.
  3. Saute diced chicken and onion in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in tomato paste and water, cover skillet, reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  5. Pour chicken/tomato mixture over eggplant. Season with oregano, salt and pepper and cover with aluminum foil. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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Here is how to improve the taste of eggplant. Slice it up, then sprinkle salt generously on each side. Set your slices in a bowl or collander. Leave it for about 20 minutes. The eggplant wil...

Holy Smokes!!! This was so good and so easy I can hardly believe it!! I did change the way I sweat the eggplants though. I salt them and place them in a colander for 30 minutes with a heavy b...

Great dish if you know what you are doing! I am beginner to cooking with eggplant so I took advice from everyone, sweat the eggplant in a colander,marinated the chicken in balsamic,lemon juice a...