Chicken with Lentils Recipe

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Cooking Time1 Hr 20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Lentils12 Ounce, washed, picked (Continental)
 Onion1 , finely chopped
 Bouquet garni1
 Salt To Taste
 Black pepper To Taste
 Boned chicken1 Pound
 Oil1 Tablespoon
 Butter3 Ounce
 Chopped parsley1 Tablespoon


1) In a saucepan, add the lentils and enough cold water to cover.
2) Peel the carrot and cut in half. Add into the saucepan along with the bouquet garni, salt and pepper.
3) Let the mixture come to a boil. Cover and cook on simmer for about 35 minutes.
4) Slice the chicken into little pieces.
5) In a saucepan, heat oil along with 1 1/2 ounces of butter. Add in the chicken pieces. Fry for about 5 minutes then turn over.
6) Transfer the chicken into the pan of lentil mixture. Cover and let simmer for 30 more minutes.
7) Fish out the bouquet garni and the carrot halves. Add in the rest of the butter.

8) Serve Chicken with Lentils hot along with steaming rice on the side.