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Poqui Poqui Recipe

Poqui Poqui is a regional specialty from Ilocos. It's about grilled eggplant and egg. With a little extra flavour from Knorr Chicken Cube, you can make a delicious meal for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It's a real winner!
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  • 4 pcs large eggplant
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 whole white onion, peeled and minced
  • 2 medium sized tomatoes, chopped into cubes
  • 1 pc Knorr Chicken Cube, dissolved in 1/2 cup hot water
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • Knorr Liquid Seasoning
  • salt and pepper, to taste

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Amount per serving

Protein (g)

10.8g

Energy (kJ)

919kJ

Energy (kcal)

220kcal

Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)

7.1g

Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)

5.6g

Sugar (g)

3.7g

Fibre (g)

1.5g

Fat (g)

16.6g

Saturated fat (g)

3.7g

Unsaturated fat (g)

12.0g

Monounsaturated fat (g)

9.5g

Polyunsaturated fat (g)

2.5g

Trans fat (g)

0.0g

Cholesterol (mg)

288mg

Sodium (mg)

115mg

Salt (g)

0.29g

Vitamin A (IU)

1040IU

Vitamin C (mg)

13.2mg

Calcium (mg)

62mg

Iron (mg)

1.70mg

Potassium (mg)

339mg

Total

32.5g

2758kJ

660kcal

21.4g

16.9g

11.0g

4.5g

49.8g

11.1g

35.9g

28.4g

7.5g

0.1g

863mg

346mg

0.86g

3120IU

39.6mg

185mg

5.11mg

1016mg


  • 1 Begin by grilling the eggplant. Using your gas stove, directly grill the eggplant over the flames until charred.
  • 2 Under running water remove charred skin of egg plant and chop into small pieces. Set this aside.
  • 3 Get a pan and make it nice and hot over medium heat. Pour some oil and sauté garlic and onion until garlic is slightly brown and onions are translucent. Add tomatoes and eggplant and saute briefly.
  • 4 Add Knorr Chicken broth.
  • 5 Using a fork, mash all the ingredients until soft. Add lightly beaten eggs and stir until egg has set.
  • 6 Season with Knorr Liquid Seasoning, salt and pepper.
  • 7 Transfer to a serving plate and enjoy Poqui Poqui with your family. See the smile on their faces when they taste this delicious dish.