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Chicken & Eggplant Your Go To Weight Loss Dinner

Savor the flavors of good health with our Chicken & Eggplant Recipe. Quick, tasty, and perfect for weight loss—dinner just got a nutritious makeover!

Embrace a delicious approach to weight loss with our Healthy Chicken & Eggplant Recipe. This dish offers a perfect balance of lean protein, rich flavours, and nutritious vegetables, making it an ideal dinner choice for those aiming to shed pounds without sacrificing taste. Simple, wholesome, and quick to prepare, this meal is sure to become a staple in your healthy eating regimen.

What Makes This Recipe Special:

  • Nutrient-Packed Ingredients:

    Lean chicken and fiber-rich eggplant come together to create a meal that's filling and heart-healthy.

  • Easy to Make:

    With straightforward preparation and cooking steps, you'll have a delightful dinner ready in no time.

  • Versatile Serving Options:

    This dish pairs beautifully with a variety of sides, whether you're in the mood for rice, couscous, or pasta.

Servings: 2 - Prep: 10 min - Cook: 25 min - Total: 35 min


  • 280g chicken thighs - diced

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1tsp ground cumin

  • 1/2 tsp ground coriander

  • 1 tsp turmeric

  • 1 tsp garam masala

  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger

  • 1 onion - chopped

  • 2 garlic gloves - chopped

  • 1 eggplant - diced

  • 20g coriander - chopped

  • 1 cup/ 250ml chicken stock

  • Salt & pepper


  1. In a bowl, combine chicken, olive oil, ground cumin, coriander, turmeric, garam masala, ginger, cinnamon, salt, and pepper. Mix well, then cover the bowl with cling film and marinate in the refrigerator for 1 hour.

  2. Heat a little olive oil in a pan over medium heat, add the marinated chicken, and fry for 3-4 minutes. Incorporate the diced onion and garlic, continuing to fry until the onion softens.

  3. Stir in the diced aubergine (eggplant), frying for a few more minutes. Add the fresh chopped cilantro and chicken stock. Season with salt and pepper to taste, cover with a lid, and let it simmer for 10-12 minutes or until the aubergine is tender.

  4. To thicken the sauce, prepare a slurry by mixing 1 tablespoon of cornstarch with a little water. Stir the slurry into the chicken mixture until the sauce reaches the desired consistency.

  5. Serve the dish with white rice, couscous, or pasta as you prefer.