Chicken with Lentils Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken with Lentils recipe? Learn how to make Chicken with Lentils using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by rollit98

Makes 3 servings



A dinner attempt with high fiber.

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken with Lentils

1 tablespoon olive oil
337 g Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
1 large onion, finely chopped
1 small carrot, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
3/4 cup dried lentils
14 ounce chicken broth
1/2 teaspoon salt
10 ounce tomato sauce
1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1 tablespoon lemon juice

Recipe Directions for Chicken with Lentils

  1. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat, and cook the chicken pieces 5 minutes on each side, or until juices run clear. Remove chicken from skillet, and set aside.

  2. Place onion in the skillet, and cook 5 minutes, until tender. Mix in the carrot and garlic. Stir in the lentils and broth, and season with salt. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 20 minutes.

  3. Return chicken to skillet. Cover, and continue cooking 20 minutes. If the mixture becomes too dry, add a little water to just moisten.

  4. Stir tomato sauce into the skillet. Season with rosemary and basil. Continue cooking 10 minutes, or until lentils are tender. Stir in lemon juice, and serve warm.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 466.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
384
Calories from Fat
64
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.1g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
1788mg
74%
Potassium
1028mg
29%
Total Carbohydrates
41.9g
14%
Dietary Fiber
17.5g
70%
Sugars
8.4g
Protein
40.1g
Vitamin A 63% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 7% Iron 32%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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