Thursday, May 31, 2012

Stuffed Chicken Aubergine (Eggplant/Brinjal)

I played around with this Stuffed Chicken Aubergine (Eggplant/Brinjal) having been inspired by one of the cookbooks that I've seen. This is relatively simple to prepare and nice for someone who loves aubergines! (: This dish took an hour to marinate, 15 mins to prepare and 15 mins to cook. 

Stuffed Chicken Aubergine (Eggplant/Brinjal) Recipe

2 aubergines (I used short ones)
150g minced chicken

1 tsp corn flour
8 dashes of oregano (powdered)
Some black pepper
Some salt

10ml water + 2 tsp corn flour
50ml water
1 tbsp oyster sauce

Marinating the minced chicken!

Add a dash of black pepper.

Add 3 dashes of oregano and a sprinkle of salt.

Add the cornflour.

Mix well and leave it in the fridge for at least an hour to marinate. 

The aubergines! (: I got these 2 for only 90cents from Tekka Market! I'm so in love with wet markets!

Slice a small part of both ends of the  aubergine to allow it to 'stand'. Slice each aubergine into 2 parts.

Using a paring knife, mark where you're gonna 'dig'.

Using a spoon, dig a cavity leaving 1 - 2 cm at the bottom.

Place the aubergines into your steaming bowl. I'd suggesting using a plate as water will collect at the bottom of the dish. Steam it in a dish first and then transfer to your serving dish when it's cooked. 

Scoop the minced chicken into the aubergines.

Using medium-low fire, steam the aubergines for 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, prepare the sauce. Take 50ml and add 1 tbsp of oyster sauce to it and allow it to dissolve thoroughly. 

Mix the corn flour with 10ml of water.

Allow mixture to boil.

All the starch mixture.

Using a whisk, mix the mixture and set aside.

The steamed aubergines!

Serve in dish and add oyster sauce mixture on top of steamed aubergines.


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