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eggplant chicken stackers

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Danielle D'Ambrosio
Wantagh, NY

This is a personal grilling favorite! I love that everything can be done on the grill and served immediately.

★★★★★ 1
serves 4
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For eggplant chicken stackers

  • 1/2
  • 3 tsp
    salt, divided
  • 2
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 3 tsp
    freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1/2 c
    breadcrumbs (freshly made or packaged)
  • 2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 3
  • 1 c
    cheese spread, garlic and herb

How To Make eggplant chicken stackers

  • 1
    Heat the grill to medium-high heat.
  • 2
    Slice the eggplant into 4 slices. Place in a colander in the sink and sprinkle with 1 teaspoon salt. Let sit 5 minutes.
  • 3
    Slice the chicken breasts in two. Season with remaining salt and pepper.
  • 4
    In a cast iron skillet, mix breadcrumbs and garlic. Place over the grill, watching constantly, until the breadcrumbs are golden brown and toasted (5 minutes). Set aside.
  • 5
    Grill the chicken about 10 minutes on each side, until fully cooked.
  • 6
    While the chicken is cooking, grill the eggplant about 5 minutes on each side until fully cooked.
  • 7
    In the breadcrumb skillet on the grill, cook the tomatoes until slightly wilted.
  • 8
    To make a stacker, place one slice of eggplant down. Top with cheese. Top with two slices of tomato. Top with chicken. Top with 2 slices of tomato. Repeat with the second slice of eggplant, cheese, tomato, chicken, ending with tomato. Top with 1/4 cup breadcrumbs.
  • 9
    Repeat for remaining eggplant and chicken. Serve immediately.

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