Chicken lentils

spicy chicken and lentils
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Do you enjoy spicy dishes? Then this chicken lentil curry is ideal for a cold night in.


  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 500g chicken breast fillets, cut into pieces
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 1 tbsp medium curry
  • 100g dried red lentils
  • 1½ cup chicken stock
  • 250g rice
  • 150g spinach


  • Heat oil in a saucepan, add the chicken and fry over high heat for 5 minutes until browned.
  • Add onions and fry for 3 minutes while stirring.
  • Reduce the heat, stir in the curry and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add lentils and chicken stock to the pan. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes, stir in the spinach and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, bring a pot of rice water to the boil and rinse the rice. Simmer until the rice is cooked.
  • Serve the lentils and chicken with steaming-hot rice. Delicious!