About Food – Chicken with Eggplant and Spices

Eggplant dishes are very popular in Georgia and there are many variations. In this recipe we show how to make a popular family dish made with fried eggplant, chicken, sour cream and spices.

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Ingredients: 400 grams of chicken breast, 400 grams of eggplant, 1 tbs of red pepper, 1 ts of blue fenugreek, 1 ts of dried marigold, 1 ts of dried coriander, 6 cloves of garlic, 1 heaped tbs of sour cream, 13 tbs of oil, and salt (amount dependent upon personal preference).

Preparation: Slice the eggplant and add to a pan with 8 tbs of oil. Fry (covered) on a low temperature until one side is cooked. Remove cover and fry the other side.

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Add the chicken breasts to a pan containing 5 tbs of oil and fry on a low temperature for up to 30 minutes. Cut into small to medium pieces and add to a bowl together with the eggplant.

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Add 1 tbs of red pepper, 1 ts of blue fenugreek, 1 ts of dried marigold, 1 ts of dried coriander, 6 cloves of garlic and salt to a mortar and crush together.

Spices

Add the crushed garlic and spices and 1 heaped tbs of sour cream to a pan. Add 200 ml of water.

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Stir. Add the fried eggplant and chicken. Bring to the boil. Stir and remove from the heat.

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Serving: Serve hot.

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Enjoy your Chicken with Eggplant!

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