Chicken And Lentil Chili Recipe

This Chicken and Lentil Chili is a hearty and nutritious dish that is perfect for a cozy dinner. Made with tender chicken, protein-packed lentils, and a flavorful blend of spices, this chili is both satisfying and healthy. The combination of ingredients creates a rich and comforting flavor, with a hint of smokiness from the spices. Serve it with some crusty bread or rice for a complete meal. This chili is also great for meal prep and can be stored in the fridge for a few days.

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Ingredients for Chicken And Lentil Chili Recipe

  • 0.13 tablespoon Oil
  • 0.13 Onion, Diced
  • 1/4 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.13 pound Chicken, Diced
  • 1/4 tablespoon Chili Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Cumin
  • 0.13 teaspoon Paprika
  • 0.13 teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 0.13 cup Dried Lentils
  • 0.13 can Diced Tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup Chicken Broth
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as needed Optional Toppings: Shredded Cheese, Sour Cream, Chopped Cilantro

Directions: Chicken And Lentil Chili Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large pot, heat some oil and sauté onions and garlic until fragrant.
  • STEP 2.Add diced chicken and cook until browned on all sides.
  • STEP 3.Stir in chili powder, cumin, paprika, and oregano, and cook for a minute to release the flavors.
  • STEP 4.Add lentils, diced tomatoes, chicken broth, and season with salt and pepper.
  • STEP 5.Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat and let it simmer for about 30 minutes or until the lentils are tender.
  • STEP 6.Serve the chili hot with your favorite toppings such as shredded cheese, sour cream, and chopped cilantro.
  • STEP 7.For storage, let the chili cool completely before transferring it to an airtight container. It can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs for this recipe.
  • Feel free to adjust the spices according to your taste preference.
  • If you prefer a thicker chili, you can mash some of the cooked lentils with a fork to thicken the sauce.

Storage and Serving

  • Serve the chili hot with your favorite toppings such as shredded cheese, sour cream, and chopped cilantro.
  • For storage, let the chili cool completely before transferring it to an airtight container. It can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days.
Nutrition
value
77
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat5 g Protein12 g Carbs6 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    5g
  • Carbs
    12g
  • Fiber
    6g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    12g
  • Protein
    5g
  • Fiber
    6g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    49mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    134mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    43mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    8mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    40mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    54mg
  • Selenium
    11mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp