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eggplant & chicken in garlic sauce
Eggplant & Chicken in Garlic Sauce - Instant Pot
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Spicy chicken and eggplant in a rich savory garlic sauce
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Eggplant and Chicken
Servings: 4
Calories: 283 kcal
Author: Archana Mundhe
  • 3 chinese eggplant quartered vertically and then cut into 2 inch long wedges
  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 3-4 tablespoons garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes less for a milder dish
  • 3-4 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 3-4 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1.5 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons corn starch
  1. Mix soy sauce, oyster sauce, sugar and corn starch well and keep aside.

  2. Turn the Instant Pot to Saute mode and heat oil. Add garlic and red pepper flakes. Cook for 30 secs.

  3. Add chicken, cook for 3 minutes breaking the chicken with spatula.
  4. Add 1/4 cup of water and eggplant. Close the Instant Pot lid with pressure valve to sealing. Set on Manual(Hi) for 2 min followed by Quick Release.

  5. Open the Instant Pot and set to Saute mode. Add the mixed sauce and stir everything together. Adjust salt and pepper to taste. Bring to gentle boil and then turn the Instant Pot off. Serve with hot fried rice.

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Nutrition Facts
Eggplant & Chicken in Garlic Sauce - Instant Pot
Amount Per Serving
Calories 283 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 97mg32%
Sodium 849mg37%
Potassium 1035mg30%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 185IU4%
Vitamin C 5.6mg7%
Calcium 37mg4%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.