Eggplants with Chickpeas and Shrimp

Eggplants with Chickpeas and Shrimp


Prepare the eggplants by carving them into small squares after cutting them in half horizontally, sprinkle each piece with 1 tbsp. olive oil and salt. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 C for 20 minutes.

In a deep pan pour the olive oil together with the onion and garlic to shine for 1 minute, add the shrimp, fry for 2 minutes on each side and remove the pan.

Pour the wine into the pan, let the alcohol evaporate, add the rest of the ingredients and boil the sauce for 15 minutes.

Add the chickpeas, mix gently and remove from the heat. Add the shrimp and let them cook over the heat, pour over the lemon, finely chop the parsley and stir.

Remove the eggplants from the oven and with a spoon we have pressed the eggplant flesh to create a case and distribute the mixture with the chickpeas in all the eggplants.

Tip: Add chopped hot pepper to the mixture with the shrimp and chickpeas if you like spicy.
  • Time 35'
  • Ingredients 15
  • Portions 2


2 eggplants flasks cut in half
4 tbsp. olive oil
For the stuffing :
10 shrimps cleaned
1 package Greek Island Chickpeas 280g Palirria
2 tbsp. olive oil
1 chopped onion
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 glass of white dry wine
100 gr. κον κασέ
1 tbsp. tomato paste
1 tbsp. spice mix (cumin, coriander, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, paprika)
Juice from a lemon
Salt Pepper
A little chopped parsley for serving