Eggplant Chicken Stackers

Eggplant Chicken Stackers Recipe

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Danielle D'Ambrosio


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

★★★★★ 1 vote
20 Min
30 Min


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

How to Make Eggplant Chicken Stackers


  • 1Heat the grill to medium-high heat.
  • 2Slice the eggplant into 4 slices. Place in a colander in the sink and sprinkle with 1 teaspoon salt. Let sit 5 minutes.
  • 3Slice the chicken breasts in two. Season with remaining salt and pepper.
  • 4In 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.
  • 5Grill the chicken about 10 minutes on each side, until fully cooked.
  • 6While the chicken is cooking, grill the eggplant about 5 minutes on each side until fully cooked.
  • 7In the breadcrumb skillet on the grill, cook the tomatoes until slightly wilted.
  • 8To 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.
  • 9Repeat for remaining eggplant and chicken. Serve immediately.

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About Eggplant Chicken Stackers

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy