Lentil Stew Recipe

Lentil Stew picture


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
MethodMain Ingredient


 Chicken quarters4 (legs and thigh)
 Pork shoulder/Gammon joint /bacon joint10 1⁄2 Ounce, cooked and salted (300 g)
 Onions2 Medium
 Red lentils/Yellow lentils1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm)
 Olive oil3⁄4 Tablespoon (1 dessertspoon)
 Bay leaf/Bouquet garni1
 Black pepper1


1. Skin, wash and debone the chicken quarters. Then cut the chicken and the pork into chunks.
2. Peel, wash and cut the onions into slices.
3. Rinse the lentils several times in cold water and crush the garlic.

4. In a heavy skillet and saucepan, heat the oil and add the onions and the garlic. Sauté on high heat
5. Add the chicken and brown well. Add the bay leaf and pork and cook till well browned.
6. Add lentils in the last ten minutes and then add ½ cup of water and simmer for 30 minutes till the liquid is reduced.
7. When the lentils are softened, add pepper and salt and turn off the heat.

8. Serve hot with a fresh salad.
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