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Chicken on Lentils

This chicken dish is yummy and a lean source of protein.



  1. Rub breasts (chicken not your own) with olive oil, cumin and lemon zest. Leave for 20 minutes.
  2. Sear chicken on high in non-stick fry pan to seal. Pop into oven 350 °F (180 °C) for about 10 minutes to cook through.
  3. Fry bacon in non stick pan until golden and crispy. Add rinsed lentils and tomatoes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Heat through. Remove from heat.
  4. Fold parsley through lentils, serve in a mound on plate with chicken sliced and fanned on top.
  5. Sprinkle lemon juice over dish. May serve with a chunk of lemon.
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Nutrition summary:

There are 780 calories in 1 serving of Chicken on Lentils.
Calorie break-down: 31% fat, 28% carbs, 40% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 248
Calories 780
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 27.61g 42%
  Saturated Fat 7.105g 36%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 3.826g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 13.557g  
Cholesterol 160mg 53%
Sodium 550mg 23%
Potassium 1870mg  
Total Carbohydrate 55.56g 19%
  Dietary Fiber 26.4g 106%
  Sugars 3.77g  
Protein 79.76g  
Vitamin A 134% Vitamin C 325%
Calcium 40% Iron 151%
of RDI*
(780 calories)
39% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (29%)
Fat (31%)
Protein (40%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories