Korean Inspired Chia Seed Eggplant Stew

Korean Inspired Chia Seed Eggplant Stew
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What Started it all:
Chia Seeds, Eggplant, salt, instant pot

This Korean-inspired Chia Seed Eggplant Stew is a comforting and flavorful dish that combines fresh ingredients with the ease of an instant pot. It’s a perfect recipe to warm up your loved ones on a cozy evening.


  • Chia Seeds
  • Eggplant
  • Salt
  • Instant Pot


  1. Start by slicing the eggplant into bite-sized pieces and sprinkle them with salt. Let them sit for 15 minutes to draw out any bitterness.
  2. In the meantime, rinse the chia seeds and set them aside.
  3. After 15 minutes, rinse the salt off the eggplant and pat them dry.
  4. In the instant pot, add the eggplant, chia seeds, and a pinch of salt.
  5. Add water until the ingredients are just covered.
  6. Close the instant pot and set it to cook on high pressure for 5 minutes.
  7. Once done, allow the pressure to release naturally for 10 minutes, then carefully release any remaining pressure.
  8. Give the stew a gentle stir and adjust the seasoning if needed.
  9. Serve the stew hot, and enjoy the comforting flavors of this Korean-inspired dish.

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