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How to cook lentils and chicken stew

Cook Lentils and Chicken Stew

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Get your ingredients ready. I do a massive batch of this because I love it and I freeze some. If you want less, halve the ingredients

Get your ingredients ready. I do a massive batch of this because I love it and I freeze some. If you want less, halve the ingredients

Chop the onion and the pepper and start cooking in a bit of oil. Peel the garlic cloves but leave them whole and add them too

Chop the onion and the pepper and start cooking in a bit of oil. Peel the garlic cloves but leave them whole and add them too

When the vegs are cooked, add the chicken and cook until sealed

When the vegs are cooked, add the chicken and cook until sealed

Cut the chorizo in pieces or whole if they are small and cook a bit with everything

Cut the chorizo in pieces or whole if they are small and cook a bit with everything

Add the lentils and stir. I use a pressure cooker for this. If you don't have one, you can cook it but it will take a lot longer

Add the lentils and stir. I use a pressure cooker for this. If you don't have one, you can cook it but it will take a lot longer

Add the paprika and keep stirring a bit more

Add the paprika and keep stirring a bit more

Finally add the potatoes cut in big pieces and mix everything

Finally add the potatoes cut in big pieces and mix everything

Cover everything with water. More water better than a little, so there is no risk of burning

Cover everything with water. More water better than a little, so there is no risk of burning

Close it and when it starts whistling, time 12 minutes. Then open it as per your pan's instructions. If you just have a normal one you will have to cook everything until the lentils are soft

Close it and when it starts whistling, time 12 minutes. Then open it as per your pan's instructions. If you just have a normal one you will have to cook everything until the lentils are soft

Add the salt at the very end according to your taste. The lentils don't cook properly if you add it before they are cooked. And enjoy!

  • 500 g lentils
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 whole garlic head
  • Chorizo (fresh better, but any is ok)
  • 2-3 potatoes
  • Salt
  • 2-3 teaspoons of paprika
  • 2 chicken breasts