Blend salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika. Sprinkle on chicken. Place In a shallow 2-1/2 quart casserole, skin side up. Bake at 425F for 20, minutes. Push chicken to one side. Add rice, onions, and eggplant. Combine remaining ingredients and heat to boiling. Pour over rice mixture stir well. Arrange chicken on rice. Cover and continue baking 30 minutes longer or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
Makes 6 servings.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana