One pot lentil chicken

One pot lentil chicken
This fuss-free one pot dish is packed full of flavour and contains only 360 calories per serving

1 tsp vegetable oil

2 rashers, chopped

2 large chicken thighs, skin removed

1 medium onion, thinly sliced

1 garlic, thinly sliced

2 tsp plain flour

2 tsp tomato purée

150ml dry white wine

200ml chicken stock

50g green lentils

½ tsp dried thyme

85g button mushrooms, halved

Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add bacon and fry briskly until lightly golden in colour and then transfer to a plate.

Tip in the chicken and fry on each side until lightly brown. Leave to one side with the bacon and then add the onion and garlic.

Leave to cook for 4-5 minutes.

Mix in the flour, followed by the tomato purée and then continue stirring over a low heat for 2-3 minutes.

Add in the wine, stock, lentils and thyme. Bring to the boil and then reduce to a simmer for five minutes.

Stir in the mushrooms, add the chicken and bacon and combine well.

Cover and simmer for a further 25- 30 minutes until the lentils are tender and the chicken is fully cooked.

Season if desired.


Main ingredients
Chicken, Lentils

Recipe Type
Dinner, Easy, Family Dinners, Stew, One Pot, Low Calorie

Special Info
Gluten free

Level of Difficulty

For a more filling dish, add 2-3 chopped medium potatoes.

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